Tanis Galik

New IC Patterns & Designs

I’m pleased to announce that 5 new Interlocking patterns can be found under Free IC Patterns.  These patterns include 2 baby blankets, a purse, a hat and a scarf. Under IC New Designs you’ll find 8 single designs and 72 double designs with instructions.  Pick one of the new designs to create your own project. […]

How to Balance an Interlocking Crochet Design – Top with Bottom Edge

To balance a design panel you’ll want the ending top edge to match the beginning bottom edge. If they do not automatically match, you usually just have to add one plain mesh A-colored row of dcif or dcib to balance the design. However, sometimes you just have to experiment with the last row or two […]

Numbers Under Each Design – Helping You Create Your Own Projects

I’ve received a question regarding the meaning of the 6 sts + 6, 4 sts + 4, etc. found in Interlocking Crochet™ under each design. These numbers are for you to use when you are creating your own projects. Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik This first number lets you know how […]

The difference between the Zigzag Design and the Squiggles Design

What is the difference between the Zigzag Design and the Squiggles Design? Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik They are close. The difference is in the B Rows. In the Zigzag Design starting with Row 2 A & B (and in all following rows) each stitch is opposite of the stitch in […]

How do I design my own unique, multi-paneled Interlocking Crochet™ afghan or baby blanket?

The best way to design your own multi-paneled Interlocking Crochet™ afghan or baby blanket is to make a sample. It’s not as hard or as time consuming as you might think. Actually since you’ll be able to see if the designs work together and catch any problems before you begin your project, it can actually […]

Color Choices for Interlocking Crochet™

I tend to pick colors with strong contrasts, especially working a warm shade with a cool shade or a bright color with a dark one. Colors you normally wouldn’t think to put together can make the most interesting combinations. Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik In fact, I’ve found that if the […]

Teaching Interlocking Crochet™ to Others

If it is at all possible, bring a computer to your class or teaching session and show the free videos from the Interlocking Crochet™ website so people can watch the concept and the stitches up close before you assist them individually. Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik I have found showing the […]