To complete the fabulous Pineapple Tunisian Pillow, you’ll need to master the 6-stitch right cable. This technique, demonstrated in the photos below, will achieve the most stunning “knit” like cables!
6-stitch right cable (C6B)
Tks the first 3 sts.
Slip these 3 sts on a cable needle, hold to back of work.
Tks next 3 sts, place sts on
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!
Ch 25 (multiple 6 sts +1)
Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across. (24 sc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, *sk next 2 sc, 7 dc in next st, sk next 2 sts, sc in next st; rep from * around, join with sl st. Change to MC, turn.
Rnd 3: Ch
1. Make magic ring.
2. Ch 3.
3. Work 15 dc in ring.
4. Sl st in sp between ch-3 at start of rnd and first dc.
5. Pull magic ring tight.
6. Ch 3 and dc in same sp as join.
7. *Dc in next 2 sp (sp refers to the sp between 2 dc), 2 dc in
Complete the first four rows of the Festive Fourth of July Shawl pattern for your foundation. Then follow this stitch school article for a visual step-by-step of completing the stitch.
Row 1 (RS): Dc in 4th ch from hook, ch 1, tr in same ch, tr in next ch, turn.
Row 2 (WS): Ch 4 (counts as
Just like clockwork, when Spring rolls around so does an array of beautiful flowers! The puff stitches in this design resemble whimsical little lilacs, making this stitch the perfect addition to your repertoire as you enjoy crocheting lightweight shawls and scarves during the warmer months! This in-depth tutorial is there to help every crochet newbie who would like to tackle the “Spring Lilac Headband” pattern.
Welcome to 2017, crocheters! The New Year means fresh patterns, skills, and supplies, but where to start? If you’ve been in a bit of a rut or just want to embrace the goal-setting spirit, here are a few recommendations for embarking on a productive and exciting year of crochet.
Game plan your future designs (and keep
Finger crochet is a great way to enjoy crochet when you don’t have a hook on hand (or, when your hook isn’t the right size for your yarn). It’s also a great way to teach crochet, since your fingers only have to focus on the mechanics of the stitches and not on how to hold
Since learning to crochet, you’ve probably acquired different supplies and tools as you’ve needed them and a bit haphazardly. If you’re an avid crocheter, though, there are so many tools available now that can help you get organized, care for your projects, and crochet in comfort that you may want to take stock of what