Alternating Half Double Crochet Increase Photo Stitch Tutorial

The Alternating Half Double Crochet Increase stitch is easier than it sounds. It is simply working one half double crochet into the front loop of the indicated stitch and then working a second half double crochet into the back loop of the same stitch. So two half double crochets in one stitch which creates in increase, but still keeps with the alternating pattern of front loop, back loop.

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Special Stitch For The Aspen Tweed Hat

Half Double Crochet Two Together (hdc2tog) Photo Tutorial

This tutorial is not for the traditional half double crochet 2 together stitch that uses both loops on both stitches. You are still creating a decrease in stitches, but this special stitch uses the front loop of the first stitch and the back loop of the next stitch or vice versa. It’s used in the pattern called the Aspen Tweed Hat.

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Grand Canyon Shawl Photo Tutorial

grand canyon shawl photo tutorial

I wanted to share a photo tutorial with you today to help you better understand the stitches and increases necessary to crochet the Grand Canyon Shawl.

This tutorial assumes that you are already familiar with how to crochet the basic stitches of chains and double crochets.

I will also be including photos depicting the four double crochet decrease (dc4tog) that is also required.

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3-Double Crochet Puff Stitch Photo Tutorial

Here is a really quick photo tutorial for how to crochet the 3-Double Crochet Puff Stitch that is required for the Light & Lacy Poncho pattern.

These photos were taken as I was crocheting the border on the poncho, but if you were working them as a normal row of crochet, you would skip 2 stitches in between each 3-dc puff stitch.

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How to Crochet the Cluster Stitch

how to crochet the cluster stitch

Hello again!

I’m here to share another photo tutorial with you today.

This is the Cluster Stitch!

This stitch happens to be another one of my favorites! For some reason, I absolutely love the way the cluster stitch looks when it’s finished. It isn’t the easiest stitch ever created or the fastest to execute, but it’s definitely worth the extra effort when you see the final result!

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How to Crochet the Grit Stitch

How to crochet the grit stitch

Hey everyone!

Today I wanted to share another photo stitch tutorial with you. This is the Grit Stitch!

This stitch is so incredibly easy and versatile! You can use it on just about anything you can imagine. It’s great for clothing, dish cloths, blankets—anything that you would rather didn’t have a lot of holes. The Grit Stitch creates a virtually solid piece of fabric.

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How To Change Colors Using The Suzette Stitch

how to change colors using the suzette stitch

This photo tutorial is all about how to change colors when you are crocheting the Suzette Stitch.

Changing the color of the yarn that you are working with isn’t as difficult as you may think. There are quite a few tutorials and videos dedicated to the topic for other stitches, but not many specific to the Suzette Stitch.

If you don’t know how to crochet the Suzette Stitch (which is one of my all time favorites by the way) or just need a refresher, I created another photo tutorial that is available at this link.

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How to Crochet the Suzette Stitch

how to crochet the suzette stitch

The Suzette Stitch is one of my absolute favorite crochet stitches to do!

Besides the fact that it is so easy, it creates the most amazing texture and a solid fabric. Sometimes when you’re making blankets or clothing, you don’t want a bunch of holes that let the cold in. This is where the Suzette Stitch shines!

You can use it on quite a few different styles of crochet projects. You only need a multiple of 2 for your chains!

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How to crochet around a plastic ring

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how to crochet around a plastic ring

This is a step-by-step photo tutorial for crocheting single crochet stitches around a plastic ring. This will work for any size or thickness of ring. The rings used in this example are 1″ plastic rings taken from the lids of standard sized water bottles (just beneath the cap).

These are right-handed instructions.

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