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Crochet Clamshell Stitch Tutorial

Learn the Crochet Clamshell Stitch with these Photo & Video Tutorials! — Perfect for Afghans and Blankets!

You can master this beautiful stitch today! With its gorgeous scalloped texture the clamshell stitch is a mainstay for afghans, blankets as well as ponchos, shawls, sweaters, scarves, hats and a variety of other garments. You name the project and you’ll
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Learn the Crochet Shell Stitch Today with this Super Easy Video Tutorial!

You can learn this classic stitch today! Yes, this one is familiar and you many have seen it in a wide range of projects from afghans and blankets to such accessories as hats and scarves. The shell stitch — also known
crochet crocodile stitch tutorial

Learn the Crochet Crocodile Stitch with These Easy Video Tutorials!

This stitch gives a wonderful texture to crochet projects! You may have seen this stitch in projects — it’s also known as the “scale” stitch. It’s great for edgings and decorative borders. You could also use this stitch to make boot
Crochet Change Colors Tutorial

Here’s an Easy Way to Change Colors when You Crochet! – Photo Tutorial

This is a valuable crochet technique you can learn today! Multi-color projects are just about the norm. And whether you need to change colors once or twice or repeatedly, it’s important to make that a seamless transition. You’ll find this wonderful
Crochet in the Round

Photo Tutorial: Crochet in the Round with Magic Circle and Chain 2

Right now — today! — you can learn two methods to crochet in the round! This wonderful tutorial by ChiWei of One Dog Woof shows you how! The magic circle is perfect for amigurumi, those adorable little stuffed animals, dolls and
Crochet Stripes Tutorial

Photo Tutorial: How to Crochet Stripes without Cutting the Yarn

This excellent photo tutorial will teach you a technique that you can master quickly! Crochet stripes can make for a beautiful finished project, but the challenge sometimes is getting all those different colors in and keeping your work neat. Blankets, pillows,
Crochet Standing Stitches Tutorial

Photo Tutorial: Learn How to Crochet Standing Stitches

With this fantastic photo tutorial you’ll master the technique quickly! Here’s a great stitch to know; standing stitches. What differentiates this technique is that when you begin the stitch you have a slip knot on the hook. It’s a perfect alternative
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PHOTO Tutorial: Learn the Foundation Single Crochet (FSC)

Yes, with this excellent photo tutorial you’ll quickly learn this important technique! You may know that starting a project with a single chain can be tedious. Did you know there’s a wonderful and easy alternative? It’s the FSC, which stands for
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