The Chroma Crochet Bag features a stitch pattern that I’ve seen in several places – but the only name I’ve seen for it is Ripple Stitch – and since I has nothing to do with chevrons I think it’s time to give it a new name. So I’ve gone with Overlapping Post Stitch – descriptive and easy to remember I hope! Here’s how it’s done.
The Solid Shell Stitch pattern is one of the simplest shell stitch patterns there are. (Though not an easy one to say on camera! Five times fast, go!) You can work it back and forth in rows, in the round, or work just one row of it to make a beautiful blanket edging! Here’s the basics of how it’s done.
The Leaping Stripes and Blocks Blanket crochet pattern is a big hit! It’s easy to memorize, works with any yarn, in any colors, and includes directions for almost every possible size. It’s also the stitch pattern used in the Mesmerizing Messenger Bag. And now, by request, there’s also a video tutorial!
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For many crocheters, inspiration can come not just from finished patterns, but from the stitches themselves! It could be a stitch pattern they see in a finished object, a stitch pattern found online, or one of the hundreds (if not thousands) of stitch patterns found in crochet stitch dictionaries. Personally I love my stitch dictionaries – they inspire me every day! But there are some amazing stitch patterns to be found online too, and many of them include great tutorials. Here are 10 interesting and unusual crochet stitch patterns I found online!
Has ever a stitch taken the world by storm so fast as the Tunisian Strawberry Stitch?! Around the world and back in time, the origins of this stitch are uncertain. On top of that, there are multiple methods to make it! Today I’ll share what I’ve come up with.