Embroidering laces on your crocheted boots is such a great and easy way to add a little detail and make them look more realistic. It's not difficult to do at all, but it can be a bit tricky to get a nice symmetrical result on your first try. Here's how I like to do it: 1. Before you reach for the needle, you may want to use small sewing pins to map out where the stitches will go, this way you can be sure things won't start to get crooked midway through. 2. Cut a length of yarn and thread it onto...
Today I will show you how I like to embroider a smiling mouth (or any other curved line) on my crocheted toys.
I have a very quick and easy trick to share with you today - crocheting into the loops or "bumps" on the back of a starting chain. Doing this will leave a nice even row of loops along the bottom edge.
In this post I will show you two ways to finish open amigurumi pieces. The first one is great for pieces that will later be sewn to another piece and the second one for pieces where the edge will be visible.