Crochet Magic Ring The EASIEST Way | Video Tutorials
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Crochet Magic Ring The EASIEST Way | Video Tutorials

If you want to learn crocheting in the round, mastering crochet magic ring is a must! Whether you’re an amigurumi enthusiast or would like to make a stunning snowflake ornament, this technique will help you achieve a neat starting point for your rounds or spirals. Magic ring is usually marked with the abbreviation MR, and…

Ribbing
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Ribbing

Ribbing is a very useful technique, especially if we like crocheting sweaters, tops or cardigans. It will come in handy in winter accessories, too! Beanies and socks are a great example, because they require a very elastic structure. This kind of crochet is perfect for items that are often stretched, so you will find many…

Standing Stitch
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Standing Stitch

Have you ever heard of standing stitch? It’s a great technique for all of you, who like their projects nice and clean.    STANDING STITCH IS AN ALTERNATIVE TO TURNING CHAIN   What is a standing stitch? It’s is an alternative to turning chain, and basically removes the need for it. You can add it to anywhere you…

Slip Stitch
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Slip Stitch

Slip Stitch US terms: slip stitch (sl. st.) UK terms: slip stitch (ss) Usually marked by a dot or a short dash. As it’s also called a closing stitch, there is frequent confusion as they are two different stitches and so is a question of terminology. Usually a closing stitch is the term given to…

Popcorn Stitch
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Popcorn Stitch

Popcorn stitch The popcorn stitch forms a raised bubble made of double crochet stitches. It’s similar to bobble and puff stitches, but not the same.  This is usually marked by a symbol which is similar to flower bud – as the curves (usually five) symbolize stitches, they have a crosspiece and they are connected at…

Bobble stitch
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Bobble stitch

Bobble stitch Otherwise known as a pompom stitch. Similar to the popcorn and puff stitch, but not the same. This is usually marked by a symbol which is similar to flower bud – as the curves (usually five) symbolize stitches, they have a crosspiece; meaning they are connected at the top by a crosspiece. Some…

Puff stitch
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Puff stitch

Puff stitch Also known as the bead stitch. This is usually marked by a symbol similar to a flower bulb in which the number of curves signifies the number loops yarned over the hook. The puff stitch is NOT the same as the popcorn stitch or bobble stitch. This is a very decorative stitch, usually…

Turning chain
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Turning chain

Turning chain The turning chain takes the place of the first stitch in a row. We make it in order to secure the right height of the row which we are starting off. So if we want to make a row of double crochet stitches, we must first crochet three chain stitches so that first…

Multiple stitches
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Multiple stitches

Multiple stitches This is usually marked by a T-shaped symbol with the number of crossbars on the stem corresponding to the number of times the thread is wound over. A multiple crochet stitch is made on the basis of the double crochet stitch. Theoretically, we may yarn over the thread as many times as we…

Post Stitches
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Post Stitches

Front post and back post stitches are useful for creating texture in crochet, so it’s a must-learn for ambitious crocheters. This technique is easy to learn, but creates very interesting effects, often associated with complex patterns. They’re also known as raised stitches, or relief stitches. ◉ How does it work? Relief stitches differ from basic stitches…

Crab stitch
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Crab stitch

Crab stitch The crab stitch got its name from the direction in which we crochet it. We do this in the opposite way of basic crochet, that is not from right to left but from left to right. It’s a decorative stitch thanks to which we achieve an effect of diagonal ribbing. For example, it’s…

Picot
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Picot

Picot This is usually marked by a symbol with three ellipses (symbolizing a chain stitch) arranged in a inverted three-sided shape with a dot at the bottom (symbolizing a slip stitch), or an inverted three-sided shape within a circle. The picot is a decorative element of the edge of a crochet piece – it’s often…

Chain stitch
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Chain stitch

Chain Stitch US terms: chain stitch (ch) UK terms: chain stitch (ch) This is marked by a small circle, ellipse or a dot. A foundation chain starts off most crochet projects and indicates its width (which may be narrowed or widened). We use a chain to create, for example, turning stitches or making loops necessary…

Slip knot
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Slip knot

Every piece of crochet begins with a slip knot. It serves to secure the yarn to the crochet hook in order to make the foundation chain. A well-made slip knot should be stable and not stretch. How-to: In order to make a slip knot, you need to form a teardrop-shaped loop from the yarn, crossing…