Crochet Tips & Tricks
Take your work to the next level with these crochet tutorials, tips & tricks!
How To: Invisible Fasten Off in Crochet
Learn the invisible fasten off technique (also known as the invisible finish) for both amigurumi and joined rounds. Includes step-by-step photos. The invisible fasten off eliminates any unsightly knots, bumps or ugly stitches making any join or jog between rounds less obvious and gives a smoother finish.
How to Tell the Right Side of Amigurumi
Are you a beginner when it comes to amigurumi? Have you ever wondered why your creations turn out looking different from the pattern you’re using? Learn how to easily identify the right side of amigurumi from the wrong side and why it matters.
V-Stitch vs X-Stitch Single Crochet
Learn the difference between the V-Stitch and X-Stitch single crochet variation and the benefits of using one over the other.
How to Crochet a Perfect Circle
Level up your work and learn how to crochet a perfect circle with this easy method. Once you understand the formula it can easily be applied to any circular project. Say goodbye to the 'hexagonal effect' forever.
How to remove the Hexagonal Effect from Amigurumi
Ever wonder why your amigurumi creations have lines on the top, almost like the spokes of a wheel? Find out how to easily remove this 'hexagonal effect' for a cleaner finish #crochet #amigurumi #crochettipsandtricks #stitchbyfay
How to Close Amigurumi
When you’re making a stuffed piece (like a head) you’ll often be left with a small hole after the final round. Most patterns don’t specify what to do beyond ‘fasten off’ so I’m going to show you how to easily close up your piece in a few simple steps.
Invisible Decrease for Amigurumi
Are you ready to take your amigurumi to the next level? The invisible decrease is a total game changer – say goodbye to unsightly holes, bumps and ugly stitches.