Crochet Tutorials

How-to stitches, techniques, and tricks

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    Spike Stitch Tutorial

    A spike stitch is a stitch that is worked into a location two or more rows below the working row.  They can be worked directly below your current stitch position or to the left or right of it.  You can spike any stitch because the way you work the stitch itself doesn’t change, only the placement.  For this tutorial, we are focusing on the single crochet variation.

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    Alpine Stitch Decrease Tutorial

    Earlier this week, I shared my Alpine Stitch Tutorial, showing you how to work this yummy texture in both rows and rounds. Today, I want to share how to eliminate stitches when working this stitch to create shape using the Alpine Stitch Decrease!

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    Alpine Stitch Tutorial

    Today, I want to share with you a texture-rich stitch called the alpine stitch! It is an intermediate stitch because it involves a post stitch and multi-row repeating pattern, and knowledge of basic stitches and working in turned rows or in the round is helpful, but once you get the hang of it, you'll be cruising along in no time! The texture is totally worth the effort! Don't worry, I've got you covered with photo and video support!

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    Magic Knot

    This is a technique that was one of the most difficult for me to master, mostly because my brain couldn't focus on and follow the multiple strands of yarn as it was shown in other tutorials. Just in case there are others whose brains are wired like mine, I thought I would share how I look at it to maybe make it make sense to others too.

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    Star Stitch in the Round

    Hello there! A few months ago, I shared my method for working the star stitch flat in turned rows for my Evren Baby Blanket pattern, but today I want to share with you how to work this beautiful stitch in the round! If you are unfamiliar with this stitch, you might find it beneficial to read up on the stitch in my previous tutorial, because this one is going to build on it. It is an intermediate stitch with a couple of tricky parts, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll be cruising along in no time! I promise, though, it is totally worth the effort! Don’t worry,…

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    Star Stitch Crochet Tutorial

    Hello there! Today, I want to share with you a very pretty stitch called the star stitch! It is an intermediate stitch with a couple of tricky parts, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll be cruising along in no time! And like I said, it is a really beautiful stitch and totally worth the effort! Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered with photo and video support! The star stitch is a stitch pattern using a 2-row repeat, the first row establishing the bottom half of the star stitch and the second half establishing the top half. The bottom halves are formed by single crochet cluster stitches that…

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    Seam and Cinch Hat Tutorial

    How do you feel about making hats? Never made one before? Does the thought of working in the round scare you? What would you say if I told you that if you can crochet a rectangle, you can make a hat? It's true! Turning a rectangle into a hat is the perfect way to step into the world of hat-making, and in today's tutorial, I'm going to show you how to do just that.

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    Spiked Double Crochet Stitch Tutorial

    A spike stitch is a stitch that is worked into a location one or more rows below the previous row.  They can be worked directly below your current stitch position or to the left or right of it.  You can spike any stitch because the way you work the stitch itself doesn’t change, only the placement.  For this tutorial, we are focusing on the double crochet variation.