Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time

Tag: Stitch Guide

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 […]

Crochet Stitch Guide

Did you know I have a Stitch Guide, for tutorial help with your crochet stitches?  There is a tab at the top, just underneath my logo banner. That was to say, I’m taking requests.  If there is a stitch you’d like to see a photo […]

Alternative To The Magic Ring

If you found this post because you’re having difficulty working the magic circle, I have 2 suggestions that may help. 1)  DON’T GIVE UP!  You can do it.  I tell my girls all the time, “Practice makes perfect.” 2)  Here is a simple alternative I […]

How To Make A Crochet Magic Ring

There is definitely a benefit to using a crochet magic ring, or magic circle, over the traditional beginning chain where you slip stitch into a ring.  What is that benefit?  There will be no space in the center of your project.  It will completely “seal” […]