Videos

Video Tutorials & Pattern Support (most recent videos first)

 

Cotton Candy #160 Pattern Help – HDC Between Posts & 5-dc Bobbles in Contrast Color

How to crochet hdc between posts and make a 5-dc bobble in a contrast color. This video supports the Cotton Candy baby blanket pattern #160 and demonstrates how to make the “between posts” half double crochet stitch, as well as how to crochet a 5-dc bobble in a contrasting color.

The video also shows how to clean up the back side of the 5-dc bobble stitches so both the right and wrong sides of the blanket look cute and clean.

Other Cali Chic Baby blanket patterns that use the 5-dc bobble are:
Sugar Baby #12

 

Picot Stitches – Two Ways to Crochet Cute Edging Picots

How to make Picot stitches using two of my favorite methods: the Slip Stitch Picot and the Single Crochet picot. Many methods are taught for making the picot stitch, but this video will introduce the two easiest ways to crochet a cute picot stitch.

The two methods shown will give you a choice between a smaller, more dainty picot stitch or a larger, more pronounced picot stitch. Either picot design will add a nice decorative accent to your blanket or project edging.

Cali Chic Baby blanket patterns that use the Picot stitch are listed below:
Blossom Bib & Blanket Set #140Chevron #55Freesia #143Sugar Baby #12

 

Laguna #159 Pattern Help – 2-dc Bobble & Changing Yarn Colors

How to make the 2-dc Bobble stitch (2 double crochet Bobble stitch) and how to change yarn colors without cutting your yarn. This video supports the Laguna baby blanket pattern #159 and demonstrates a Bobble stitch with only 2 dc… often incorrectly confused with a puff stitch (puff uses hdc only).

Other Cali Chic Baby blanket patterns that use the 2-dc Bobble stitch are listed below:
Claire #144Elise #146Grace #149Fairy #124Daisy Love #21,
Sugar Baby #12Silver Spoon #99Honey Bunny #82