Flat slip stitch joining is the ideal method of joining granny squares together.
If you are like me and love making granny squares but do not like stitching them up, there are many ways to do this and I think one of the easiest ways is with a slip stitch seam.
I feel it gives a more professional finish and look to it.
Below is a pictorial on how to do a sl st and how to seam the squares together.
I have added a crochet brick stitch to my crochet stitch category, it is a lovely close stitch made with a main color yarn and a small splash of contrast color to bring it alive.
Use for placemats, coasters, dishcloths, pot holders or blankets and throws.
I have used 2 colors, but you could alternate a few different contrast colors if you wish.
I love this solid shell stitch, I have used it for many of my projects, it is a close together stitch which makes it an ideal design for baby items, there is less chance of little fingers getting caught in the yarn.
It can also be used for dishcloths, place mats, blankets etc. play with your colors to get a good combination, I have used 3 different shades but you can easily use more or less if you wish.
Today I’ve added the arch column crochet stitch to my
It is made over 2 rows of pattern and is quite easy to do once you get into a flow with it, turn this beautiful stitch into baby garments, blankets, cushion covers, chair backs etc.
Use different color yarns to give a stunning effect, scroll down the page to learn how to crochet this classic stitch.
The tension-gauge of your work is important as it can change how your item
looks and the finished size, all people crochet differently so it is always best
to check the tension-gauge …….
Clear and accurate tutorial from Krista Cagle on the primrose stitch, shown in pictures and text it can be used for bags, throws, cushion covers etc.
Once you have mastered how to crochet it you can have hours of fun creating crochet items.
A picture tutorial on three methods of how to decrease with the
single crochet, it’s a really informative post with good clear pictures
for you from Kinga Erdem
Pretty pebble stitch, an all over textured design, can be used for
dishcloths, throws and so on, the list is endless.
The dc-cluster technique has many uses in crochet, it can be made from 2 stitches
upwards, today’s post is for the 4dc-cluster.
So you make loads of crochet squares for a blanket and then comes the
daunting task of joining them together uhhh, this tutorial on how to join
crochet squares using the zipper method will show you how to use one
technique which is quick and I think adds a lovely finish to your project ….