Crochet Techniques Archive

The Crochet Slip Stitch (sl st)

The Slip Stitch is used for two main reasons; the less common reason can be to move the starting point of your work without adding bulk, while a more common reason would be to connect your work into the round. One way to describe it would be the crochet equivalent …

The Front Post Double Crochet (FPdc)

The Front 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 Double Treble Crochet (dtr)

The Double Treble (or Triple) crochet is an elongated post stitch. Using the same principal as the double crochet, the Double Treble uses three yarn overs before entering the fabric instead of one. It is kind of a crazy stitch to perform but it can be useful in making embellishments …

The Difference Between A Cluster And A Decrease :: Crochet Tip #26

Clusters VS. Decreases If you have not been crocheting very long it’s easy for certain techniques to be confused with each other. Two that are often mixed up are clusters and decreases. While both of these elements have similar methods of creation, they have completely different purposes. The Definition of …

Measuring Crochet Gauge

When you are starting a crochet pattern, you’ll want to make a gauge swatch. This allows you to see how your crochet hook size works with the yarn you have chosen for your project. Patterns come with a suggested gauge to match so that the pattern fits correctly. This is …

How to Crochet the Front Loop Slip Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the front loop slip stitch. This stitch creates a ribbing that closely resembles knitting. The front loop slip stitch would be great for cowls, hats, and coffee cozies!

How to Crochet the Back Loop Slip Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the back loop slip stitch. This stitch creates a ribbing that closely resembles knitting. The back loop slip stitch would be great for cowls, scarves, and coffee cozies!

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