Crochet Stitch Directory
Find all the different stitches available with this crochet stitch library!
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If you want to find crochet patterns by stitch, then make sure you bookmark this Crochet Stitch Directory. We will keep adding to the list as more stitches become popular, but there's already so many tutorials and patterns to last a lifetime.
This crochet stitch guide starts off with the basic stitches and, as you explore down the page, you will find classic, unique, or complex stitches to try.
If there is a video or a written tutorial, it is mentioned and linked in the description. Start with those and then click on the gray button to explore patterns.
As a crocheter, you probably know how nice it is to have a library of stitches and free patterns using those stitches. Since it isn't easy to find, we thought this directory would be helpful for readers.
Watch our How to Double Crochet Video Tutorial to learn how to work up a beautiful crochet piece. This tag page also has tons of other tutorials, patterns, and videos to help you learn. Double crochet is a basic stitch that is abbreviated as dc.
Another basic crochet stitch, triple crochet has long rows that make your project work up quickly. Triple crochet is also known as treble crochet and is abbreviated as tr. Watch our How to Triple Crochet Video Tutorial and click to find more!
The cable stitch is a beautiful pattern that resembles cabling, thus the name. Watch our video version of a Cable Stitch Crochet Tutorial to learn. Click to find many ways to use this stitch, from head warmers and gloves to pillows and blankets.
One of the most unique crochet stitches, the shell is named after the shapes that are created as you work it up. It would fit perfectly on a beach! We have many videos for this stitch, including a gorgeous Vintage Crochet Shell Stitch tutorial.
This How to Crochet a Basketweave Stitch tutorial shows you step-by-step how to create this classic stitch. Once you see basketweave crochet, you will be able to spot it easily every time. It looks like a wicker basket yet it is done with yarn.
When you see the popcorn stitch, you will know why it has that name. Watch our How to Crochet: Popcorn Stitch video tutorial to learn this unique stitch. If you have a lot of yarn you want to use up, this stitch is a great option for you to try.
Also known as the moss stitch, the simple and pretty crochet seed stitch works up beautifully and can be used for all sorts of projects. From headbands and hats to baskets and afghans, click to find all the incredible things to crochet using it.
The Catherine Wheel stitch is such a beautiful and aesthetically-pleasing design. Watch the video for the Catherine Wheel Stitch from our sister site, AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns. Then click to find more exceptional circular patterns to make.
Delicate and distinctive, the broomstick lace stitch will transform any project into something museum-worthy. We have a Broomstick Lace Crochet Tutorial for you to watch and learn, along with so many pretty patterns you will want to check out.
Single crochet is the basic stitch you will want to learn after mastering chaining. Watch our How to Single Crochet Video Tutorial and click to see all the projects you can make using single crochet (abbreviated as sc). Believe us, this will come in handy.
Watch our How to Half Double Crochet Video Tutorial to learn this crocheter-favorite-stitch. Most crocheters think that half double crochet (abbreviated as hdc) works up the fastest of all basic stitches. It's a basic stitch that is used often.
The V-Stitch is found in many crochet patterns, either alone or combined with other stitches. Work this up and you will see the V-pattern it creates, thus the name. Click for patterns and watch our How to Crochet the V Stitch video to learn.
Tunisian crochet is unique in that it uses a special hook. It's much longer than a traditional hook but isn't difficult to master. It is also known as the afghan stitch. Watch a Tunisian Stitch video tutorial to learn and then check our patterns.
Learn How to Crochet the Bobble Stitch with our video tutorial. You will see how the bobble stitch looks similar to the popcorn and puff stitches. It's one of the crochet stitches that has a ton of dimension and adds a lot to any crochet piece.
The picot stitch creates little peaks and is often used as a border or edging. However, there is still a variety of other patterns that use this stitch as well. Learn How to Crochet a Picot Stitch before you tackle the amazing project ideas here.
The ripple stitch is wildly popular for crochet afghans, but you will also find it in other patterns as well. It's also known as chevron because of the ripple pattern. Learn How to Crochet the Granny Ripple Stitch with our video tutorial, too!
The puff stitch looks similar to the bobble and popcorn stitch but it doesn't have quite the 3D appearance. But it does make a stunning texture. Watch the How to Crochet a Puff Stitch Tutorial and click to see these textural patterns you'll love.
The crocodile stitch is one of those crochet stitches that you will know right away. With its distinctive design of "scales," this stitch will turn a crochet project into something special. Click for our video Crocodile Stitch Crochet Tutorial.
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