Category: Crochet Techniques

The Turn Chain

In all crochet patterns, you are going to have a beginning and end of the row. You'll notice that in most of these patterns you are going to chain a few stitches before we begin. Those chains are going to be equal to the height of the next stitch you …

The Back Loop Single Crochet

The Back Loop Single Crochet is a variation on the traditional Single Crochet stitch. The main difference is that instead of inserting your hook underneath the entire stitch, the hook enters the center of the stitch, and exits underneath the back loop. This creates a nice ridged texture on the …

The Front Loop Double Crochet (FLdc)

The Front Loop Double Crochet is a variation on the traditional Double Crochet stitch. The main difference is that instead of inserting your hook underneath the entire stitch, the hook enters the front edge of the stitch, and exits through the center of the stitch, working the double crochet around …

The Back Loop Double Crochet (BLdc)

The Back Loop Double Crochet is a variation on the traditional Double Crochet stitch. The main difference is that instead of inserting your hook underneath the entire stitch, the hook enters the center of the stitch, and exits underneath the back loop. This creates a nice ridged texture on the …

The Back Post Double Crochet (BPdc)

The Back Post Double Crochet is a method for making texture on the right side of your fabric. It is made by working into the row below, and pulls the fabric up and out on the right side, forming a bump in the fabric. It's a technique used in cables, …

The Front Loop Single Crochet (FLsc)

The Front Loop Single Crochet is a variation of the basic single crochet stitch. It creates a twined ridge along the surface of the fabric if repeated for several rows. This stitch can be used as an independent element of a pattern, or as a pattern in and of itself, …

Crochet Stitches

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Crochet Techniques

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