Crochet Stitches

From easy to advanced, these free crochet stitches are a great way to practice and expand your crochet skills. Included are written tutorials, photo tutorials and crochet video tutorials to help you learn in the best way possible.


Criss Cross Crochet Shell Stitch Photo Tutorial

Many crochet patterns are worked from one side to another and either upward (increasing rows) or outward (increasing rounds), but it is possible to add some variety into your stitch repertoire with the cross stitch. Learn how to insert an x-shaped cross stitch seamlessly into your work with this easy to follow tutorial.

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Back Post Treble Crochet Tutorial (bptr)

Use these stitches to create a nice and open ribbing that’s great for scarves and anything that needs a little texture. Just like single and double post stitches, you’ll be working in the front and the back of the posts of treble crochet stitches. The result is absolutely amazing!

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The Crochet Ribbing Stitch

Crocheting ribbing is a great technique for every crocheter to learn as it really adds something special to almost any project – Whether it’s the band of a beanie or the cuffs of a sweater, this stitch will always help to create a snug and cozy fit!

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How to Crochet the Shell Stitch

The shell stitch is a must-learn for every crocheter as it is one of the easiest ways to create a lace-like openwork fabric with crochet. The shell stitch probably gets it’s name from the shape of this stitch being similar to that of a scallop shell that you’d find on the beach. It’s fitting that, this stitch tends to make breezy and delicate designs that are perfect for letting that ocean air sweep you away. 

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Front Post Treble Crochet Tutorial (fptr)

Use these stitches to create a nice and open ribbing that’s great for scarves and anything that needs a little texture. Just like single and double post stitches, you’ll be working in the front and the back of the posts of treble crochet stitches. The result is absolutely amazing!

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How to Crochet Broomstick Lace

Broomstick lace is a distinct crochet technique that uses a large knitting needle or dowel in addition to the usual crochet hook. Learning how to crochet broomstick lace is a unique experience! The knitting needle is used to create uniform large loops of yarn, which are then connected with crochet stitches to create a stable, lacy fabric. There are many variations on this technique, but the basic idea is simple, fun and easy to master – with just a little practice. 

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