If you've just recently learned how to crochet, you are probaby starting to use basic crochet stitches. There's always a new stitch to discover, which is why the Basic Crochet Stitches Guide is so helpful!
here's an awesome roundup of tons of diy fingerless glove crochet patterns, free list - - (wouldn't these make great gifts for all those awesome women in your life?) Sugar Bee Crafts pick a pair you like I'm a crocheting beast!
5 easy skirts for beginner sewers: I have two solid reasons why you need to make one of these skirts ASAP. How many baby blankets and pillow cases can a beginning sewer make before its really time to branch out?