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Gwen Bautista

How to Decrease Crochet for Beginners

Decrease Crochet Stitches sc2tog Video Learning how to decrease crochet stitches opens up your crochet world to a host of possibilities. We can work and mold yarn into virtually any shape. The concepts in this tutorial are written for the single crochet stitch, but they can easily be replaced with any crochet stitch and in a

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How to Increase Crochet Stitches
Gwen Bautista

How to Increase Crochet Stitches for Beginners

How to Increase Crochet Stitches for Beginners Learning how to increase crochet stitches opens up your crochet world to a host of possibilities. Many crochet textures are made by simple increases and skipped stitches. Once you learn how to make a simple increase, then you can start to experiment with different crochet textures like bobble,

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Gwen Bautista

How to Front Post Double Crochet for Advanced Beginners

Front Post Double Crochet Video The Front Post Double Crochet, written as FPdc in crochet patterns, is an advanced beginner stitch and a great stitch to learn after you feel comfortable with the basic stitches as it’s a stitch used in combination with basic stitches to create beautiful textures in the fabric of your work.

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How to Treble Crochet for Beginners

Treble Crochet Video The Treble Crochet, written as tr in crochet patterns, is a tall and loose stitch that is about the size of 1 and 1/2 double crochet. The Treble Crochet is often used as a design element rather than the main stitch in the design. It’s great for achieving extra height in a

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How to Half Double Crochet for Beginners

Half Double Crochet Video The Half Double Crochet, written as hdc in your pattern, is a lesser-used stitch than the single crochet or the double crochet but still and important stitch to know. The Half Double crochet is taller than the single crochet and less as dense of a fabric but shorter and more dense of a fabric than

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How to Single Crochet for Beginners

Single Crochet Video The Single Crochet stitch, written as sc in your pattern, is the most basic crochet stitch. The Single crochet, like the double crochet, is incorporated into may patterns and projects and is a stitch every crocheter should know. You’ll find the Single Crochet stitch like the double crochet in many graphing techniques

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How to Double Crochet
Gwen Bautista

How to Double Crochet for Beginners

Double Crochet Video After learning how to make a Beginning Chain, the second skill I like to teach new crocheters is how to make a Double Crochet, abbreviated as dc in written patterns. The Double Crochet is one of the most popular crochet stitches used frequently because it works up quickly and is a versatile stitch

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How to Knit the Stockinette Stitch for Beginners

Stockinette Stitch Video The Stockinette Stitch or Stocking Stitch is one of the most recognizable and most versatile stitches in the knitter’s repertoire. When most people think of knitting, they think of the Stockinette stitch. If you are a seasoned knitter, then you have likely used this stitch many times. If you are new to

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Gwen Bautista

How to Knit the Garter Stitch – Knitting for Beginners

Garter Stitch Video The Garter Stitch is an easily recognizable stitch that is perfect for beginners and is the first stitch in our Sampler Stitch Project. When I first learned, knitting Garter Stitch scarves became my “go-to” project. I was taught by my Great Grandmother, who I would call for advice as my Mother and

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