The Cluster Cross Granny Square is a classic granny square that uses clusters to add textural interest to your next afghan. It looks complicated but is done with techniques even a beginner can handle.
The Textured Single Crochet Stitch is a basic crochet pattern that creates a nicely textured fabric consisting of small V’s. It’s a great stitch for beginner crocheters and would make a good simple afghan or washcloth.
The Back and Front Loop Single Crochet Stitch is a simple crochet pattern which alternates between the back and front loop single crochet stitch to create a subtly textured fabric. It’s great for an easy afghan, washcloth, or scarf project.
The Track Stitch is a simple crochet stitch that uses the double triple crochet to creates tall stitches that connect bands of single crochet. The resulting fabric is great for quick scarves and afghans.
The Single Crochet Grit Stitch is a simple crochet pattern that creates a tightly textured fabric that is firm and dense. It’s great for washcloths, afghans, and warm scarves.
The Crunch Stitch is a simple pattern that creates a tightly textured fabric that looks like it has been crunched. It’s great from potholders, washcloths, afghans, scarves, and anything you want to be durable and warm.
The Wattle Stitch is a simple crochet pattern creates a tightly textured fabric. It’s a great stitch for washcloths, bags, and afghans.
The Textured Ripple Stitch is a crochet pattern which creates a textured fabric through the use of the front post triple crochet. Because of its smooth back, it would work well for a tote bag or a hat.
This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the reverse single crochet stitch. This finishing stitch creates a nice edge that works well for afghans, washcloths or anything else that you want a solid trim without it being frilly.
The Primrose Stitch is a dense yet feminine stitch. It would work well for bags, sweaters, or hats.