Crochet Stitch Tutorials

Crochet Grit Stitch II Tutorial

crochet grit stitch II detail

The crochet grit stitch II is a simple stitch that gives a bit of texture and flair to a pattern without overwhelming the look of the piece. I wanted something that was a tighter stitch that would give me a warm and cozy piece without just resorting back to the single crochet again. I love…

Crochet Flame Stitch Tutorial

Crochet Flame Stitch Tutorial

As I was flipping through my copy of 500 Crochet Stitches: The Ultimate Crochet Stitch Bible, I ran across this beautiful crochet Flame Stitch. It was different than a typical shell stitch or cluster, so I decided to give it a try. I started small and then fell in love and went on to create…

Crochet Solid Shell Stitch Tutorial

Crochet solid shell stitch tutorial

The crochet solid shell stitch is a great introduction to shells and clusters. It features a five double crochet shell with a single crochet between each shell. With only two rows to remember, this stitch pattern crochets up very quickly! Since the pattern creates very little holes, it’s a great pattern for baby blankets, bags,…

Crochet Misaligned Cobble Stitch

Misaligned cobble stitch tutorial

The Misaligned Cobble Stitch is a slight variation of the Aligned Cobble Stitch. The only difference is the shifting of the treble and single crochet stitches to ensure they no longer align from row to row. Instead, they create a lovely textured pattern that resembles pebbles. This is an example of how you can tweak…

Crochet Back Loop Only – Building Block

Crochet Back Loop Only Stitch

This latest building block is the crochet back loop only block. This block builds on any basic crochet stitch and creates a little more texture and definition just by changing where you insert your hook!  Techniques/Skills Used: Crocheting in the Back Loop Only Crocheting in the Round Half Double Crochet Double Crochet Joining in the…

How to Crochet a Granny Square

Detailed granny square

The crochet granny square is the classic crochet motif and an easy pattern to learn as a beginner. No matter what your crochet skill level is, the granny square is a must have in your crochet bag o’ tricks! There are many projects you can create with this versatile motif. Try making it in a…

Crochet and Knitting Building Block Series

Building Blocks

Welcome to our Crochet and Knitting Building Block Series! The Plan Every week we’ll be sharing a Crochet and Knitting Building Block post featuring a different stitch. The focus of these building blocks is to improve your crocheting and knitting skills by completing quick blocks. By making these blocks you will gain knowledge and experience…