Tutorial: Starting chain – to knot, or not?

Make a loop

I hate knots in crochet. There’s nothing worse than squishing some soft, luxurious, handmade item and feeling a hard little bump. That’s why starting my crochet with a slip knot always really bugged me…but there’s no other way, right? Wrong. I learned this through trial and error, but was later told it’s called a “sloppy slip knot” and is popular … Continue reading →