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How to Crochet the Crocodile Stitch: Crocodile Stitch Patterns
By: Christine Weiher, Editor for AllFreeCrochet
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Learning how to crochet the crocodile stitch has been a hot commodity lately. This crochet stitch is not only beautiful but it can turn your entire project into an art piece. The layered effect almost brings your project to life no matter what you're working up. You can either use the regular crocodile stitch or you can learn how to crochet the vertical crocodile stitch. Follow the step by step crochet instructions provided in this tutorial.
Crocodile stitch crochet patterns are great to add a bit of flare to your project. This look is modern, yet chic and can give the look of sophistication. Any crocodile stitch pattern will give your crochet design just the right amount of texture and will fancy up any crochet crocodile stitch bag or simple scarf.
In order to perfect your project it's easiest to keep everything in groups of six (six chains at a time). To start your project you need to pinch and chain 3 then start your first stitch where you pinched. The crocodile stitch is not worked on the top layer, but it's worked on the posts, which is the foundation of your project. Keep in mind that jumping stitches can be difficult so if you're just learning how to crochet the crocodile stitch then it might be best to go slow.
Michael Sellick of The Crochet Crowd has put together a fabulous video tutorial on how to crochet the crocodile stitch. Once you watch and learn how, continue reading for some amazing crocodile stitch patterns.
Now that you know how to crochet the crocodile stitch, let's look at some crocodile stitch patterns!
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