What are wraps per inch? Wraps per inch is a simple method of measuring yarn thickness and determining yarn weight. It can be equally helpful to crocheters, knitters, weavers, or spinner. Professionals often refer to it simply as wpi.
Category: Stitches and Techniques
jute crochet: crocheting with two hooks
After much consideration, I am ready to share with you my most treasured trick for crocheting with jute. Are you ready?
how to crochet: waistcoat stitch
Ah, the waistcoat stitch. The crochet version of the knitted stockinette stitch. A.k.a. the knit stitch. Or the “v” stitch. Or, if we wanted to get more technical, the center crochet stitch, or the split single crochet. Sounds impressive, doesn’t it? However intimidating some of these names may be, though, don’t let them fool you…
learn to crochet: adjustable magic loop
Adjustable magic loop comes in handy whenever your work starts as a crocheted circle and you do not desire a visible hole in the middle. Examples of such work include coasters, placemats, hats, doilies, rugs, or basket bases. In fact, I use this technique to start all of of my baskets. In essence, adjustable magic…