Crochet

Crochet Pattern Step by Step

How to Read a Crochet Pattern Step by Step | Part 2

This tutorial is written for the crocheter who knows how to crochet basic stitches and would like to explore patterns designed by Mary Maxim.  This tutorial does not show how to crochet each stitch from the beginning to end, but does show you one repeat of the stitches written in pattern and relies on you, the crocheter, to continue following the instructions in the pattern with some guidance to complete the project. 

Repeating Patterns

Repeating Patterns – Knit and Crochet

One of the most common errors that occur when reading repeating patterns is interpreting repeats. We use symbols, brackets, and parentheses as a way to simplify and shorten a pattern, and so it can be quickly referenced when working a row or round.