Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time

Stitch Guide

Linked Double Crochet (LDC) Tutorial

The linked double crochet is a double crochet stitch that links to the previous double crochet. The result is a more closed appearance than the regular double crochet gives. Here are the 6 easy steps to making the linked double crochet (ldc) and an example […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL Links

My Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL is one of my most read and pinned series of posts. The project was a way to learn Tunisian crochet, or even explore some new Tunisian stitches you’ve never tried before. It continues to be wildly popular – thank you Pinterest! […]

How To Crochet the Grit Stitch – Version 2

There are 2 different versions of the Grit Stitch. I’m calling this “Version 2” for reference. CLICK HERE for Version 1. The grit stitch can be worked in any 2 chs + 1 extra. 1)  sc in 3rd ch from hook, * skip next ch, […]

Crochet Grit Stitch Tutorial – Version 1

Over the years I have found 2 different versions of the Grit Stitch. I’m calling this “Version 1” for reference. CLICK HERE for Version 2. The grit stitch can be worked in any 2 chs + 1 extra. 1)  sc in 3rd ch from hook, […]

Wattle Stitch Tutorial

This wattle stitch tutorial is an easy way for beginners to visualize this stitch. The wattle stitch adds texture to your project by mixing basic stitches together. You can use any multiple of 3 to make your project as large, or small, as you would […]

Tunisian SC Bind Off

When going a tunisian project you need to do a finishing row, otherwise will have gaps in your between your stitches and your work may look like this……. Here is how to do a sc bind off.  (for those that know how to crochet it is similar […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf CAL – Finishing Row

When going a tunisian project you need to do a finishing row, otherwise will have gaps in your between your stitches and your work may look like this……. We’re going to be using a sc bind off to finish the scarf.  (for those that know how to […]

Tunisian Purl Stitch – TPS

The tunisian purl stitch (TPS) it is also known as just the purl stitch. If you compare it to the knit purl stitch they look very similar. 1)  skip 1st vertical bar (directly below loop on hook), * bring yarn in front of work/hook, 2)  working behind yarn insert hook […]

Tunisian Simple Stitch – TSS

Here is a photo tutorial to work the tunisian simple stitch (TSS).  Here are a few other names it is also known by. TSS – tunisian simple stitch afghan simple stitch tunisian basic stitch Chain any number of desired stitches 1)  crochet in back ridge of beginning […]

List of Crochet Abbreviations

Here is a list of the most common crochet term abbreviations, but by no means is it a complete list. A alt – alternate(ing) approx. – approximetely B beg – beginning blo – back loop only BPdc – Back Post double crochet BPsc – back […]