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 Cross Four Left (C4L)

The Cross Four Right is a traditional cable stitch. All cable stitches are rearranging the order of the stitches being worked, creating a twisted effect on the fabric. The Cross Four Right uses the abbreviation C4R, the 4 standing for the four stitches involved in the completed cable. The R …

The Cross Four Right (C4R)

The Cross Four Right is a traditional cable stitch. All cable stitches are rearranging the order of the stitches being worked, creating a twisted effect on the fabric. The Cross Four Right uses the abbreviation C4R, the 4 standing for the four stitches involved in the completed cable. The R …

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 Yarn Forward Round Needle (YFRN)

The Yarn Forward Round Needle Stitch is a variation on the Yarn Over. The Yarn Over is a method of making a hole in your fabric. The YFRN term comes from British terminology, and it has a very specific meaning: making a Yarn Over when coming from a Knit Stitch …

Crochet Stitches

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