Crochet Stitches Archive
The Bloque Stitch is a nice solid textured stitch. Using only chains, double crochet stitches, and the occasional half-double crochet, this stitch forms into a strong interlocking pattern. An easy stitch, it would work well for bags or cushion covers.
The Two Color Interlocking Block Stitch is a colorwork stitch with a lot of visual impact. Using only chains and double crochet stitches, this stitch forms into a strong vertical stripe pattern. Easy to make, it would work well for bags or cushion covers.
The Magdalene Motif is a circular motif with an openwork center. It creates a simple but striking wheel shape through chains and triple crochet stitches. Its straight edges can match up with other motifs such as squares or triangles to make a uniquely patterned afghan.
The Ocean stitch creates a great textured pattern. In this Tunisian stitch, the alternating shells look almost like an alligator texture, or like the waves on the ocean. This stitch would work great on a hat or a bag.
The Samosa Motif is named for the Indian pastries that share its shape. With its quick construction using only three rows and four stitches in its open loop corner design, it is a great unique alternative for those who want to move beyond the granny square.
The Arruga stitch is a great textural pattern stitch. It uses front post and back post stitches to create a reversible pebbled appearance throughout the fabric. This pattern is great for washcloths and projects where you want bold texture.
The Tire Tread stitch is a textured, solid pattern. It has a firm but loopy texture, and is formed using the Tunisian Crochet technique. It is ideal for projects where you want a nice firm fabric, such as washcloths or coats.
The Basketweave stitch is a great textural pattern stitch. It uses front post and back post stitches to create a woven effect throughout the fabric, and works up quite thick. This pattern is great for washcloths, afghan blocks and projects where you want bold texture.
This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the snowflake motif. This stitch creates a lovely snowflake pattern. The snowflake motif would be great for afghans, dollies, and christmas ornaments!