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Learn Crochet Stitches

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Learn Crochet Stitches at The Knitting Wool Store-

The popularity of crochet has increased enormously in the last decade or so and there have been great improvements in the quality and variety of yarns available for enthusiasts of this craft.In addition  many more interesting and innovative patterns are now being produced so there is no better time to learn this fascinating and rewarding hobby.

Here you will be able to learn all of the basic crochet stitches plus a few of the fancier more complicated ones. However there are some wonderful crochet books on the market which will help  you which to expand your range and learn some of the hundreds of gorgeous crochet stitches as well as some super patterns.

Basic patterns are worked over any number of stitches but repeating patterns will require a certain number as stated on each stitch pattern page.

For example; "multiple of 3 sts +2" means any number that divides by 3, with 2 more added such as 9 + 2 = 11 or 30 + 2 = 32.  Extra stitches are sometimes required for the foundation chain, e.g. "multiple of 3 + 2 (add 2 for the foundation ch)" means begin with a foundation chain that divides by 3, add 2, then add 2 more, e.g. 30+2+2 = 34.

A selection of yarns suitable for crochet

Crochet Techniques

LEARN CROCHET STITCHES-selection below

Chain Stitch

Single Crochet Stitch

Double Crochet

Double Crochet Rows

Extended Double Crochet

Extended Double Crochet Rows

Treble Crochet

Treble Crochet Rows

Double Treble

Double Treble Rows

Spider Stitch

Up and Down Stitch

Bobble Stitch

Crochet Chevrons

Open Ridge Crochet Stitch

Large Shell Stitch

Honeycomb Cluster Stitch

Large Clusters

Wavy Chevron Crochet Stitch

3 Colour Chevron Stripes

Lace Edging

Magic Loop


handbook of crochet stitches

The HandBook of Crochet Stitches is not only a brilliant stitch glossary but also has much useful information on how to crochet, tips and techniques etc. Available now from Amazon.

Tunisian Crochet

Tunisian Stocking Stitch

Tunisian Purl Stitch

Tunisian Mesh Stitch

Slip Stitch

Half Treble

Triple Treble

Half Treble Rows

Iris Stitch

Honeycomb Crochet Stitch

Peacock Stitch

Open Scallop Stitch

Puff Stitch

Cable Stitch

Sprig Stitch

Fan Trellis Crochet Stitch

Strawberry Crochet Stitch

Crochet Squares and Motifs

Some Crochet Stitch Variriations

Crochet Abbreviations

Crochet Hook Conversion Charts

Learn Some Knitting Stitches


200 crochet stitiches

As its name implies, 200 Crochet Stitches, is a comprehensive stitch library but it also incorporates much other useful and valuable information for any one interested in the craft of crochet, from beginners to the experienced.

Crochet Stitches

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