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Five Free Stitch Repeat Patterns

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This week, we are please to present five free stitch patterns, ranging in difficulty from Beginner to Intermediate. These stitch repeats can be worked with any size of yarn, but worsted weight yarn is a good

Crocodile Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

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  The Crocodile Stitch is one of the most popular crochet trends right now! This fun stitch creates a wonderful texture – it’s named after the scales of a crocodile, but it can also

Lacy Bobbles Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

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  The Lacy Bobbles Stitch Repeat creates a light and lacy fabric accented with the fun texture of the bobble stitches.     This stitch repeat can be worked with any size of yarn, but

Rickrack Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

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  Rick Rack trim was very popular in the 70s and was used as trim on everything from clothing to curtains! This pattern mimics the popular zig-zag trim. You’ll need at least two different

Beachy Waves Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

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  If you’re looking for a stitch pattern with multiple colors and great texture, look no further! The Beachy Waves stitch repeat uses front post treble crochets to create the waves. Because of this

Mosaic Plaid Ripple Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

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  Ripple stitches are a staple in the crocheting world, but when a plain ripple just won’t do, try the Mosaic Plaid Ripple. This pattern is rated as an intermediate skill level, due to

Stitch Repeat Long Single Crochet – Free Crochet Pattern

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  Long Single Crochets (often abbreviated “long sc”) are a great way to add variety to your crocheted pieces. When a contrasting color is worked over a solid color, it creates a spike effect

Stitch Repeat Polka Dots – Free Crochet Pattern

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  This fun Polka Dot pattern is a variation of the Catherine Wheel Stitch (click here to watch the Right and Left handed Catherine Wheel videos). In this photo we used one color for

Stitch Repeat Granny Rows – Free Crochet Pattern

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  The popular pattern of a granny square can also be mimicked in Granny Rows in stead of rounds. This stitch pattern looks great in a solid color or in stripes, as shown here.

Stitch Repeat Shell #1 – Free Crochet Pattern

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  There are many, many variations on a shell stitch!  While they almost universally involve working multiple stitches in the same stitch, they could be double crochets, triple crochets, or another stitch, and may

Stitch Repeat Cross Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

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  The Cross Stitch is named for the way the double crochets “cross” over each other. This is done by skipping a stitch and then coming back to it. It creates an interesting texture on

Stitch Repeat V-Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

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  The V-Stitch is a classic crochet stitch that does have some variations. Some patterns will ask to to chain one in the middle of each “V” but this pattern is double crochets only,

Stitch Repeat Berry Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern

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  The Berry Stitch is one of many cluster, bobble, and popcorn stitches. All such stitches are designed to make some sort of “bump” in the fabric you are crocheting. Like a shell stitch,

Free Hyperbolic Crochet Pattern

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Hyperbolic crochet has gained in popularity due to the Crochet Coral Reef project. Basically, hyperbolic crochet is a free-form style of crochet that results in an organic-looking shape that would occur in nature. If

Learn to Crochet Part 2: Crochet Next Steps

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Welcome to Crochet University! Welcome to Crochet University’s second semester recap. At this point you should be ready and able to tackle just about any basic crochet project, and maybe even venture out into

Crochet Next Steps: Front and Back Loops

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Welcome to Crochet University! Over the course of 12 blog posts we will introduce you to the basics you need to know for most any crochet project. From a slip knot to a treble

Crochet Next Steps: Stitch Comparison

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Welcome to Crochet University! Over the course of 12 blog posts we will introduce you to the basics you need to know for most any crochet project. From a slip knot to a treble

Crochet Next Steps: Treble Crochet

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Welcome to Crochet University! Over the course of 12 blog posts we will introduce you to the basics you need to know for most any crochet project. From a slip knot to a treble

Crochet Next Steps: Half Treble Crochet

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Welcome to Crochet University! Over the course of 12 blog posts we will introduce you to the basics you need to know for most any crochet project. From a slip knot to a treble

Crochet Next Steps: Double Crochet

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Welcome to Crochet University! Over the course of 12 blog posts we will introduce you to the basics you need to know for most any crochet project. From a slip knot to a treble

Crochet Next Steps: Half Double Crochet

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Welcome to Crochet University! Over the course of 12 blog posts we will introduce you to the basics you need to know for most any crochet project. From a slip knot to a treble

Five Freebies – Seed Stitch Free Crochet Patterns

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This “Five Freebies” features Seed Stitch Free Crochet Patterns. Seed Stitch, also knows as “moss stitch” or “tweed stitch”, is an easy stitch that adds texture to your crochet work. Some of the crochet

Antique Elegance Afghan Free Crochet Pattern

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Have you enjoyed learning the seed stitch this week? Great! Now it’s time for a big project, but don’t worry. It’s easy and quick. The Antique Elegance Afghan Free Crochet Pattern features the seed

Seed Stitch Hat Free Crochet Pattern

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 Ready for something a little more challenging? You’ve already learned the basic seed stitch, and also how to change colors two different ways. Now let’s add a circle to the mix for a fun

Seed Stitch Belt Free Crochet Pattern

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 Ready to try crocheting an accessory? This Seed Stitch Belt Free Crochet Pattern will have you working with the seed stitch pattern, changing colors, AND making a self-fringe, which means you won’t be sewing

Rapid Blue Dishcloth Free Crochet Pattern

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Dishcloths are a favorite project for many crocheters. They are small so they can be finished quickly, which is always a plus. Some folks love to use crocheted dishcloths in the kitchen as decorative

Seed Stitch Repeat Free Crochet Pattern

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For the next “Five Free Pattern” focus, we are going to show you a basic textured stitch pattern called the “Seed Stitch”. You may also see or hear this stitch called a “Moss Stitch”