Learn to crochet through both thicknesses, crochet motifs together, video tutorial from Banana Moon Studio
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Learn to Crochet “Through Both Thicknesses”

Sometimes a crochet pattern will tell you to "work through both thicknesses" in order to attach two pieces or sections of crochet together. In my free crochet pattern, Pennant Coasters, I use this method to have you attach two circles to each other. This makes the coaster double thick. This technique is also frequently used… Continue reading Learn to Crochet “Through Both Thicknesses”

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How to crochet with two strands of yarn held together, video tutorial
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How to Crochet With Two Strands of Yarn Held Together

Let's learn to crochet with two strands of yarn held together. Why? Some patterns call for this, or sometimes you may want to use this technique even if the pattern doesn't call for it. It can be nice looking, but it can also provide you with a yarn that is bulkier than either of the… Continue reading How to Crochet With Two Strands of Yarn Held Together

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Learn the Half Double Crochet Stitch

Last in my series of crochet basics is the half double crochet stitch. I like this stitch a lot! It gives a little more height than a single crochet, which means you will finish your project faster, but it leaves smaller holes than the double crochet, which makes it more appropriate for clothing that you… Continue reading Learn the Half Double Crochet Stitch

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Learn to Crochet the Slip Stitch

Crochet beginners, I'd like to teach you another important and useful crochet stitch, the slip stitch. The slip stitch is the smallest of all crochet stitches, and is most often used to join one section of stitching to another. Some designers do use it as a stand-alone stitch and can do some pretty neat things… Continue reading Learn to Crochet the Slip Stitch