Helpful Hints and Tricks

Foundation Double Crochet

June 27, 2013
Foundation Chain Double Crochet tutorial

Free Crochet Tutorial Foundation Double Crochet This method is used to replace the beginning chain and the second row in any dc pattern. It combines both to not only save the step but also to provide a more professional look. Below is my picture tutorial on this method. If you have any questions please feel […]

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How to Design your own Custom Crochet Hat

April 23, 2013
design your own hat

How to Design your OWN Custom Crochet Hat I was recently featured on the Yarn Over Pull Through blog and the topic I chose was how to design your own custom crochet hat.   The reason I chose to write on this subject is because I was asked so many questions on how to modify my hat patterns […]

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Fiber Dying- How to Dye Yarn

March 28, 2013
yarn dying with cre8tion crochet

How to Dye Yarn What do I do with all my left over food coloring after Easter??? Traditions. Every holiday has them. Easter is a time for trips to see the Easter bunny, Easter Mass, Easter egg hunts and a big family dinner. But the most memorable Easter tradition I had growing up was dying […]

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Magic Circle or Ring Crochet

March 18, 2013

Magic Circle or Ring Crochet Rounds There are many methods to start a hat or any item in the round.  My favorite way and the way that I believe gives the most professional finished look is the magic circle or ring.   You can watch my video tutorial here… Check out my other tutorials HERE […]

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The Invisible Finish

January 23, 2013

I HATE when you can see where a finished piece was ended.  Almost as much as I hate seams (you can find my seamless crochet methods here).  This is my method for finishing a piece of work, especially useful in hats, so that you can not easily tell where the last stitch was completed and […]

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New and Improved Sashay Scarf Pattern

December 18, 2012

New and Improved Sashay Scarf Pattern I am a crocheter, I can knit but I really don’t like to but I love the Sashay ruffle scarfs and recently had an order for 12 of them from one of the stores I sell at. I used the method where you insert your hook every other stitch […]

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My Crochet Filled Life

December 11, 2012

  Everyday, I Crochet!  Crochet is a part of my everyday life.  Sometimes I can’t sleep for dreaming of it all night long… fixing crocheting problems in my head, thinking about my next free pattern or what my next blog post will be… and of course how it is gonna pay the bills. While crochet is […]

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Secrets to Increasing in the Round

December 10, 2012

Working in the round is by far the easiest way to make crocheted hats but sometimes it can be a pain to figure out how to increase and decrease to the number you want without having to guess and then possibly rip out some of your work.  Especially when creating things like  Elf Hats or […]

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Adventures in Blogging

December 8, 2012

Wow has this been a journey!  Blogging can be hard work.  You would think it would be easy, just type some words and hit publish, but there is so much more that goes into it than that. Take your actual blog for example, you can host a blog through lots of different platforms, wordpress, blogger, […]

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Seamless Crochet Rounds

December 3, 2012
seamless crochet rounds tutorial

Seamless Crochet Rounds Here at we will be adding a new weekly feature.  Every week we will post a new helpful hint or trick to help you along in your crocheting.  This week will be how make hats (or any item made in the round) seamlessly and how to seamlessly change colors.  There are […]

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Fellow Cre8tors

It is illegal to share any form of my written patterns on this blog either in whole or in part. All of my patterns are copyright protected. You may share a LINK to my patterns ONLY. Thank you. I design my patterns to be enjoyed.  Please feel free to sell any items you make with my patterns. All I ask is that you give me designer credit.  Please include "Pattern (or Design) by Cre8tion Crochet" in your description.  A link to my blog would be even better. All patterns can be shared on any social media, by DIRECT LINK to Cre8tion Crochet only!!! Thank you and happy hookin'