Crochet Techniques Archive

The Linked Treble Crochet Stitch (LTR)

The Linked Treble Crochet Stitch is a variation of the treble crochet stitch. It creates a much closer and tighter fabric than the traditional treble crochet. It has the same height of the traditional stitch, but it results in a much denser fabric. This makes this stitch great for projects …

The Linked Double Crochet Stitch (LDC)

The Linked Double Crochet Stitch is a variation of the double crochet stitch. It creates a much closer and tighter fabric than the traditional double crochet. It has the same height of the traditional stitch, but it results in a much denser fabric. This makes this stitch great for projects …

The Herringbone Double Crochet Stitch (HBDC)

The Herringbone Double Crochet (HBDC) creates a fun textured pattern. The tilt of this stitch creates the distinctive Herringbone arrow-shape on the surface of the fabric. Herringbone patterns are a classic in menswear. This pattern is extremely difficult to shape, and does not work in the round, so the Herringbone …

The Herringbone Half Double Crochet Stitch (HHDC)

The Herringbone Half Double Crochet (HHDC) creates a fun textured pattern. The tilt of this stitch creates the distinctive Herringbone arrow-shape on the surface of the fabric. Herringbone patterns are a classic in menswear. This pattern is extremely difficult to shape, and does not work in the round, so the …

The Extended Double Crochet (EDC)

The Extended Double Crochet Stitch is a variation of the Double Crochet, but we add an additional step in the process of making the Double Crochet that gives more height to the stitch, and a different texture.

The Extended Half Double Crochet (EHDC)

The Extended Half Double Crochet Stitch is a variation of the Half Double Crochet, but we add an additional step in the process of making the Half Double Crochet that gives more height to the stitch, and a different texture.

The Basic Increase for Crochet (INC)

When you are crocheting and need to add stitches to your work, you will need to work an increase. Increasing is a method of shaping your work. By working multiple stitches into the same stitch you can make your work bigger in certain spots. This is useful for things like …

The Invisible Double Crochet Decrease

The Invisible Double Crochet Decrease is a method of removing stitches to shape your fabric. This decrease is special because it makes those decreases almost invisible by cutting out stitches without gaps.

The Invisible Single Crochet Decrease

The Invisible Single Crochet Decrease is a method of removing stitches to shape your fabric without gaps. This is particularly helpful for items like amigurumi toys, where you need the stitches to be very tight and close together so that no stuffing comes out.

The Double Crochet Three Together Decrease (dc3tog)

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the single crochet three together decrease. This decrease is used in some decorative stitches and shaping. The single crochet three together is a double decrease so it decreases two stitches.

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