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How to Convert Crochet to Knitting

Can you convert crochet patterns to knitting patterns? Find out!

By: Victoria Light for AllFreeKnitting.com
Updated March 06, 2020
How to Convert Crochet to Knitting
How to Convert Crochet to Knitting

Have you ever spotted a beautiful pattern you want to make only to find out it's a crochet pattern and you need a knitting pattern? Learn how to convert crochet to knitting with the guide, Can Crochet Patterns Be Converted to Knitting? from AllFreeKnitting.

Most of these tips also work for the reverse. So, if you want to convert a knit pattern to crochet, you can follow these guidelines to figure it out. This article discusses a few of the stitch patterns that are named the same for both crochet and knitting but are actually quite different.

From seed to bobble stitches, and more, you can see the visual difference with side-by-side comparison photos. Therefore, you can easily see that you can't simply swap one version to the other by changing the terms.

Victoria, the author, who knits and crochets, addresses the fact that both knitting and crocheting are individual languages and that makes converting patterns more challenging. However, not impossible! Converting crochet to knitting or vice versa can be done with some creativity, planning, and precision.

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