Stitch guide

Crochet Cat's Eye Stitch

Crochet Cat's Eye Stitch
Following on from learning the star stitch, I'm pressing on with learning some new stitches. This week I've been playing around with the "Cat's eye...

Crochet star stitch

Crochet star stitch
  The star stitch is also sometimes called the "Daisy Marguerite" stitch. It is a 5 spike Marguerite stitch that looks like a star. While this is a...

Crochet Primrose stitch

Crochet Primrose stitch
The primrose stitch is a stitch pattern that requires 2 rows in order to see the "stitch" as it is really a combination of stitches. The convention...

Crochet Strawberry stitch

Crochet Strawberry stitch
This "stitch" is actually a pattern of stitches rather than a single stitch and uses at least 2 different colours. I was inspired to try out this s...

The sedge stitch

The sedge stitch
Introduction This stitch pattern is one of those that inspired me to start my stitch challenge. Back in 2015 or 2016 I joined a CAL to make a baby...

Crochet Wattle stitch

Crochet Wattle stitch
Introduction This stitch pattern is similar to the Suzette stitch in that you are adding an sc and dc in the same stitch and then skipping. The dif...

The Suzette stitch

The Suzette stitch
Introduction This "stitch" is actually a combination of stitches rather than one stitch. It consists of rows with a single crochet and double croch...

Crochet textured waves

Crochet textured waves
Introduction I'm not 100% sure where I first came across this stitch pattern but I really loved the look of it. The stitch pattern consists of sti...

Crochet basketweave stitch

Crochet basketweave stitch
Introduction The basketweave stitch, as the name implies, gives a woven look to your crochet. Although I've used the word "stitch" in the name, it ...

Front and back post double crochets

Front and back post double crochets
Introduction As the name suggests, the front post double crochet and back post double crochet (abbreviated fpdc and bpdc, respectively) are worked ...

Waistcoat stitch in rounds and rows

Waistcoat stitch in rounds and rows
The waistcoat stitch is also sometimes called the "knit" stitch because it looks like knitted stockinette stitch. This is a few of my thoughts on how to do this stitch.

French knot embroidery stitch

French knot embroidery stitch
The tutorial below is one I use for sewing on French knots to my crochet vehicles but you can use the technique for any other use you have for French knots. This tutorial is written with yarn as the thread but of course, you can use embroidery thread instead with an embroidery needle.