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Moss Stitch

The moss stitch (also known as the linen or granite stitch) is a simple stitch to learn but can give some beautiful texture to any piece of work, using just single crochet and chain stitches. Autumn Day Infinity Scarf This stitch can be used in many crochet items, from scarves and cowls (I've used it… Continue reading Moss Stitch

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Crossed Double Crochet

The crossed double crochet (xdc) is one of my favourite stitches and has appeared in several of my designs. It’s a pretty stitch which brings some lovely texture to a project, especially blankets and winter makes. Frostbite Scarf It may seem like a difficult stitch, but if you can crochet a double crochet (UK treble),… Continue reading Crossed Double Crochet

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Back Post Double Crochet

A back post double crochet (bpdc) is worked almost the same as a front post double crochet (fpdc), this stitch is created by working from the back to the front of your work, so your stitch is raised at the back. To create this stitch, YO, insert hook from back to front to back around… Continue reading Back Post Double Crochet

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Front Post Double Crochet

I love the texture that front post double crochet (fpdc) can give to a project. Though it may seem a little complicated at first, once you've got the hang of it, it really is an easily stitch to learn. The stitch is worked in almost the same way as a double crochet, however, instead of… Continue reading Front Post Double Crochet

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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 single 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