crochet how-to, Tutorials, Uncategorized

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

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Learn to join sections of crochet as you work, tutorial by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio
crochet how-to, Scarves, Uncategorized

Learn to Join Sections of Crochet as You Work

You can use slip stitches to join different sections of crochet as you work. This is great for color blocking! As it turns out, it's also great for working in plaid! Just recently I released a new free crochet pattern called Stratford Scarf (click here to see it on Ravelry). I used this joining technique… Continue reading Learn to Join Sections of Crochet as You Work

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Going in Circles

So, you've learned the very basics of crochet.¬†How to chain. How to single crochet and double crochet. You want to make hats, round potholders, rugs, round blankets, shawls, and dishcloths. How do you do it?There are four basic ways to begin a circle.Crocheting into a Chain Loop:The more you chain, the bigger the hole in… Continue reading Going in Circles