Tag: Stitch Guide

Extended Double Crochet Stitch

Last week I showed you the extended single crochet, so I thought the next step would naturally be the extended double crochet.  When worked it is taller than a double crochet but not as tall as a treble crochet. EXTENDED DOUBLE CROCHET (EDC) Here are the…

Extended Single Crochet (esc) Tutorial

Someone recently asked how to do extended stitches, so I thought I’d do a few tutorials and focus on them. The extended stitches extend the height of the current stitch you’re working, hence the “extended” title.  For example, the extended sc is taller than a…

In Depth Crochet Stitch

> In Depth – Afghan Square or Dishcloth NOTE: I made this in a 12″ X 12″ afghan square, but you could very easily use cotton yarn and it would come out a great size for a dishcloth.  If you just like the stitch pattern,…

Paris Stitch

Chain any multiple of 3 (then add 1 for your foundation chain). Row 1: dc in 4th chain from hook, ch2, sc in same chain as last dc, *skip 2 chain, (2dc, 2ch, sc) in next ch, repeat from * across, turn. Row 2: ch3,…

Basket Stitch Dishcloth

I love trying out new stitches on a dishcloth. It works up quick and I’m not committed to a big project if I don’t like it. Here’s a dishcloth using the basket stitch.  Ch 34, Row 1:  sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each…

Single Crochet & Chain Stitch Variation

This combination reminds me of the Ladder Stitch. It’s quick and easy and can be used for so many kinds of projects. Chain any multiple of 4. Row 1: sc in 2nd chain from hook, sc in next chain, *ch3, skip next 3 ch, sc in…

Double Crochet variation

> Stitch-of-the-Week Double Crochet between stitches This is really just a variation of a double crochet, but it gives your project a whole new look.  Instead of doing your typical double crochet in the next stitch you would do your double crochet between two of…

Spider Stitch

It has been so long since I’ve done my stitch-of-the-week.  I’ve been keeping up with it as far as trying a new stitch, taking pics, etc., but haven’t had time to post them.  I’ll try to be better about it now that the baby is getting a…