The Single Crochet Thermal Stitch creates a solid, dense and very warm textured fabric. It would be a great choice for warm blankets, heavy sweaters, and mittens!
The Crossed Double Crochet Stitch is worked to create a crossed-over effect on your work. This technique is generally used as part of more complicated crochet stitches. By itself, it creates a solid fabric with distinct diagonal and horizontal lines.
The Rocky Road Stitch forms gently rippling lines on a solid ground. It would be a great choice for afghans, wash cloths, and cowls!
The Star Stitch creates a thick fabric with very little drape. It would be a great choice for more structured items like coats, baskets, purses and hats.
The Textured Combo Stitch uses a combination of common techniques to create a dense textured fabric. The textured combo stitch would be great for washcloths, placemats or scarves!
The Reversible V Stitch creates a lovely, lacey looking fabric. This would be a great choice for scarves, tunics, tablecloths and stoles!
The Diagonal Spike Stitch creates an eyelet studded zigzag pattern. It is great for tea cozies, scarves, garments and afghans!
The Griddle Stitch is a technique that creates a simple, awesome texture. It is great for baby garments, scarves, hats and home decor items!
The Crossed Cluster Stitch creates a playful fabric with nice drape and the puffs make for a polka dot effect. The Crossed Cluster Stitch would be perfect for a baby blankets, afghans, hats and for adding texture to garments.
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.