Nothing adds a personal touch to your crocheted or knitted item than including a handmade edging. No matter the pattern or design, adding a beautiful edging will only enhance the beauty and uniqueness of any afghan, baby blanket, sweater, shawl, scarf or hat you make. Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik The […]
101 Granny Squares – New Motifs for Contemporary Designs edited by Carol Alexander This book contains patterns by 26 designers, many very well known. Basic granny squares are incorporated into cardigans, jewelry, purses, clothing, hats, curtains, tablecloths, and rugs. A few I really like are the Reversible Button & Beads Headband and the free-form Bag […]
As I was going through my new Crochet Today! Magazine, what did I find? A nice review of my book, Interlocking Crochet™! This was a really nice surprise so thank you to Crochet Today! Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik If you don’t have your own copy, go to their webpage http://www.crochettoday.com.
At Stitches West I met this month’s charity – Handmade Especially for You. Leslye Borden began Handmade in 2009 by making 300 scarves and donating them to a local shelter. As year four begins, Handmade has contributed 31,500 scarves in California alone. Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik Handmade’s mission is “to […]
I’m happy to announce that I did a brief interview with Stitch Craft Create Magazine for March Crafters Month. Here’s the link Ten Questions with Tanis Galik of Interlocking Crochet™. Hope you enjoy all this month’s interviews with all the crafters! Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik
Once you’ve mastered the basic granny square (Simple & Sensational™ – Video How to Crochet a Basic Granny Square and Basic Granny Square Scarf Pattern), there are numerous possibilities to expand your granny square repertoire, moving into the more unusual and intricate motifs. Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik There are several […]
Many projects begin with a circle or ring that is crocheted into to create granny squares, various motifs, hats, round purses, rugs, etc. Here are 4 ways to crochet that beginning ring. 1. Chain Ring – One of the most popular ways and one you will see in most patterns is the chain circle. The […]