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Raised Textured Group Stitch

Raised Textured Group Stitch – Learn to crochet this raised group stitch, it gives a soft warm textured look and feel and is great for projects such as baby blankets afghans or throws etc.

This beautiful stitch is explained in USA and UK written instructions below, just scroll down the post to get the format you work with.

raised textured group stitch

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hdc3tog Crochet Stitch Tutorial

hdc3tog Crochet Stitch Tutorial – The hdc3tog is worked over 3 stitches to make just one stitch, beautiful design that can be used for a lot of items including babywear, blankets, throws and tableware.

Both formats of USA and UK are available, scroll down the page to get the instructions.

hdc2tog crochet stitch tutorial

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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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Crochet Brick Stitch

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.

crochet brick stitch

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