I love having one handy place to look for HOW TO's. I hope this collection of links to Tutorials and articles on How To helps you. If you have a favorite How To on the net, please email me with a link.
Crochet Pattern Central- lots of tutorials for all kinds of stitches
Turning Chain- method for turning chain that leaves a more even end
How to Make Polymer Clay Handles for Crochet Hooks- very informative video
Blocking Snowflakes- I am falling in love with crocheted snowflakes
Hexagon Motifs- how to make hexagons
Selecting the right size hook to get the gauge you want
Magic Loop- great photos demonstrate how to form the magic loop that is popular with some patterns when working in the round.
Seeming Pieces- video tutorial on joining pieces with various techniques
Measuring Gage- this is a great video tutorial on measuring gage
Crocheting Post Stitches- video
Invisible Beginning and Joining Rounds- This is so useful and has changed the way I finish my rounds.
Needlepointers.com – lots of stitch tutorials
Needlecraft University- NOT a free tutorial
Stitch Guide from Haas-includes video tutorials
How to calculate stitch multiples- this is so handy to understand if you are getting started in making your own designs.
How to make cross stitch charts in Adobe Photoshop- this can be then used in making fillet charts or tapestry charts
How to Use a Nostepinde (nest stick)- Nostepinde is a Scandinavian word meaning Nest Stick and it is used to wind yarn and thread very simply into the wonderful little nest shapes that let you pull from the inside.
Creating new colors by working with two strands- great afghan squares as example of possibilities
How to Make Crochet Hook Holders- made from recycled items
Hexagon Square- video
Color Changes, Making Fuzzy items, Invisible Decreases- several tutorials together
Making Shoes into Boots-making a crocheted top to shoes
How to read Diagrams & Patterns
Stitch Symbols- both American and English, includes photos of stitches being made and videos for basic stitches.
Pop Top Crochet
How to Crochet With Pop Top Tabs- what a great idea, save those pop top tabs and make beautiful things out of them