Sloppy slip knot: alternative to magic ring for crochet. Photo tutorial.

Sloppy slip knot: alternative to magic ring for crochet. Photo tutorial.

Foundation single crochet (fsc) aka chainless crochet.It's a foundation chain and one row of single crochet simultaneously.  By using this method it creates a start edge on your work that is more elastic, then what you get when you first ch and then work sc into each ch.  It's also very practical when you don't know how many stitches you need to start with for your project

Foundation single crochet (fsc) aka chainless crochet.It's a foundation chain and one row of single crochet simultaneously. By using this method it creates a start edge on your work that is more elastic, then what you get when you first ch and then work sc into each ch. It's also very practical when you don't know how many stitches you need to start with for your project

seamless crochet in the round without changing colors.  Sound is crummy on the video but great technique!

seamless crochet in the round without changing colors. Sound is crummy on the video but great technique!

Pinner:  UNBELIEVABLY EASY WAY TO CHANGE COLORS!!! i've recently figured out i'm an idiot when it comes to color changing seamlessly, lol, but this was sooooo easy!!!! i just did it in a double crochet (us) ripple blanket and it's almost perfect looking :) :) so check this tutorial out and you'll be able to figure it out, too.

Pinner: UNBELIEVABLY EASY WAY TO CHANGE COLORS!!! i've recently figured out i'm an idiot when it comes to color changing seamlessly, lol, but this was sooooo easy!!!! i just did it in a double crochet (us) ripple blanket and it's almost perfect looking :) :) so check this tutorial out and you'll be able to figure it out, too.

Double Crochet Without a Starting Chain - technique solves a lot of transitioning issues (and makes me wonder why I didn't try this 55 years ago).

Double Crochet Without a Starting Chain - technique solves a lot of transitioning issues (and makes me wonder why I didn't try this 55 years ago).

From Purl Bee:  How to use the adjustable "magic" loop: crystal-clear instructions from Purlbee

From Purl Bee: How to use the adjustable "magic" loop: crystal-clear instructions from Purlbee

where had this been all my life??? short video showing alternate double crochet turning stitch - instead of ch3. makes a clean edge.

where had this been all my life??? short video showing alternate double crochet turning stitch - instead of ch3. makes a clean edge.

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