30 Frequently Asked Crochet Questions

Get your frequently asked crochet questions answered!

1. Why Does My Yarn Color Change Look Sloppy?

The Fix: How to Create Color Changes That Look Seamless.

We've all been there. You start a crochet project, and you want to change colors throughout. But when you try, the colors must match up properly, and it looks sloppy and unfinished. But don't give up just yet! There is a simple solution that will help you create color changes that look seamless and professional. Click here to learn more about how to make your color changes look seamless.

2. Why Am I Crocheting Too Tightly?

Are you frustrated with your washcloth coming out three times smaller than the pattern, or is your adult-size sweater suddenly becoming a children's size? If so, then you are probably crocheting too tightly. Crocheting too tightly is a common problem, and it can be challenging to break the habit. Fortunately, there are tricks to help you fix the problem and get back to crocheting the right way. Click here to learn more about how to fix your tight crocheting issues.

3. Why Am I Crocheting Too Loosely? 

Are you new to crocheting and frustrated with the results of your stitches being too loose? Don’t worry; it happens to a lot of us! It’s common for beginners to have trouble stitching too loosely, but it’s easily fixed with the right know-how and practice. Click here to learn more about how to fix your loose crocheting problems.

4. Why is My Crochet Project or Fabric Getting Wider?

Are you frustrated with the ever-changing width of your crochet project? Have you noticed your crochet project getting wider with each stitch? If so, you’re not alone! Many crocheters experience this problem, and it can be challenging to pinpoint the cause. But don’t worry – click here, and this article will help you understand why your project is getting wider and how to fix it.

5. Why is My Crochet Project or Fabric Getting More Narrow?

Several issues can cause crochet projects that get more narrow as you crochet. The most common problem is that the crocheter is not counting their stitches correctly. When this happens, the crocheter may be inadvertently adding or removing stitches, making the project narrower.

Another issue that can cause a project to get narrower is a decrease in the tension of the stitches. If the tension of the stitches is not consistent, the project can start to pull in and become narrower. This is especially common when working with different types of yarns or fabrics. Click here to explore why your project may be getting more narrow, and how you can troubleshoot the problem.

6. Why Are My Edges Ugly and Uneven?

An ugly edge is one of novice crocheters' most common and frustrating problems. It can be caused by many things, ranging from incorrect tension to incorrectly inserting the hook into the stitch. It is especially common on blankets but can happen with any project. Click here to learn ways to combat an ugly crochet edge and produce a more neat and tidy result.

7. How Do I Add in A New Yarn to My Crochet Project?

Adding a new yarn to a crochet project is an exciting way to add texture and color. But if you're new to crochet, it can also feel intimidating – and that's completely natural! In this post, I will cover the basics of adding a new yarn color to your crochet project so that you can feel confident in your ability to create unique projects with multiple yarn colors. Click here to learn how to add new yarn colors and create truly unique projects!

8. I Hate Weaving in the Yarn Ends With a Needle. Is There a Simpler Way to Weave in the Yarn Ends as I Crochet?

Weaving in yarn ends is one of those necessary evils of crochet. Giving your projects a finished, professional look is necessary, but it’s also a tedious, time-consuming task. Are you frustrated by how long it takes to weave in all those pesky yarn ends? You’re not alone! Today I’m sharing my top tips to make weaving in yarn ends as hassle-free and quick as possible. Ready to dive into a world of neat, tidy projects? Click here and let’s get started and make weaving in yarn ends a breeze!

9. How Do I Fix a Foundation Chain that is Too Tight?

Are you struggling with a foundation chain that's too tight? Don't worry; you're not alone! Many crocheters have had to grapple with the same issue, and you can quickly fix it with the proper guidance. In this article, we'll cover the best ways to remedy a foundation chain that's too tight and get your crochet project back on track. Click here to learn how to fix your foundation chain and have it look as smooth and even as possible.