Easy blanket stitch -- This easy stitch is perfect for an afghan or blanket. It is just sets of 3 stitches, one single crochet and two doubles. Use it for a baby blanket in a pretty pink or blue or for a regular afghan with bright colors!
splityarn calls this the "Easiest Knitted Sweater Zipper Install Ever" and it looks like it might be. I haven't tried it yet but I'll let you know if I do - my one attempt to put a zipper into a knitted sweater came out OK, but not this nice.
Tip for Working Long Color Changes in Crochet Last week, I talked about how to crochet with 2 colors of yarn, using a technique called stranding. This technique works wonderfully when there are only a few stitches between co.
Crochet Curly Cue Sampler - How to Choose the Best Curl
Recently I posted a cute pattern for the Giant Octopus amigurumi - you had to make a bunch of crocheted curls in that pattern. I then found this great resource over at - a crocheted curly cue sampler - how to choose the best curl.