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Basic Stitches – Double Crochet

Double crochet (dc) is one of the first stitches I learned and is used throughout many crochet projects, including the classic granny square. A double crochet is taller than a half double crochet and works up by adding an extra step to the process. This stitch is also used in filet crochet, making bobble stitches… Continue reading Basic Stitches – Double Crochet

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Basic Stitches – Half Double Crochet

Just as the name suggest, a half double crochet (hdc) is in between a single crochet and a double crochet. It is slightly taller than a┬ásingle crochet and smaller than a double crochet, and can be achieved by adding one simple step in the process. When crocheting with half double crochet, you will find that… Continue reading Basic Stitches – Half Double Crochet

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Basic Stitches – Chain and Single Crochet

The majority of all crochet projects use the basic crochet stitches. They are all easy to learn and once you have mastered them, can be incorporated into any crochet piece. Chain Stitches A chain stitch is used to create foundation rows for all crochet pieces and will be the first stitch to learn. Every pattern… Continue reading Basic Stitches – Chain and Single Crochet