What is the best crochet tip you learned that you use all the time? Please share links too.
52 Week Crochet Challenge
Week 12's challenge is not much of a challenge, but it is a great question! For me, the greatest tip I learned, and it's one that I use every time I crochet, when working with different colours, is how to switch between colours without having to tie little knots; it was revolutionary! I couldn't believe it, no more trying to hide those pesky little knots within my projects. No more weaving in tails through out my projects. No more hoping I tied my knots tight enough so that it doesn't pull out and look loose and untidy.
Unfortunately, I do not remember the site where I had found this tip the first time. It was on YouTube, but for the life of me, I cannot find it. Here is a link to a different tutorial video that teaches how to easily change colours while crocheting and how to hide the tails while doing so WITHOUT knots, and below you will find my photo tutorial of how to do it! Enjoy!
My version of how to change the colour of yarn when crocheting
Start by making an sc as you would normally....
use the new colour to pull through both loops on hook and voilà!
This has been the best and most used tip I've come across so far. I wish I could remember the link to the lady who posted the video I stumbled upon to give her credit for teaching me this method because it has become my go-to method for changing colours!!