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Crochet Crab Stitch Pictorial

Crochet crab stitch pictorial – I am sure many of you will have noticed that
one of my favorite stitches for edging in my designs is the crab stitch.

I feel that it gives a lovely finish and firms up the edge of projects such as
baby blankets, booties etc. and also many things for around the home,
placemats, coasters, dishcloths and anything that requires a crochet edge.

These are some of the designs I have written using this stitch to edge with:-
Piped Edge Cushion Cover
Lapghan Blanket
Grit Stitch Placemat
Top Hat Toilet Roll Covercrochet crab stitch pictorial

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Flat Slip Stitch Joining

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.

flat slip stitch joining

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