Curly cue

Also known as spiral or corkscrew stitch. This is often used as a decorative stitch – as an icicle for hanging on a Christmas tree, as a finishing element...

Types of crochet techniques

Basic stitches Crocheting in the round Multicolored stitches C2C Tunisian crochet Intarsia Jacquard stitch Amigurumi Filet crochet Bead crochet Wire crochet Fabric crochet Surface crochet Freeform crochet ...

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...

What can we use crochet for?

What can we use crochet for? Creating garments, toys and home accessories is definitely the most popular, but not the only way to use crochet hook. During the Second World...

What is crochet?

What is crochet? Crochet is a technique for making knitwear based on drawing yarn, thread or strips of material through loops of yarn with the aid of a crochet...

Lace

Lace Related terms: filet crochet, Irish lace. Lace is a particular crochet product of a very delicate openwork structure, usually created from fine thread, most often cotton or linen, but...

Half double (US) / Half treble (UK)

Half Double Crochet / Half Treble Crochet US terms: Half Double Crochet (hdc) UK terms: Half Treble (htr) Usually marked by a T-shaped symbol. How-to: We yarn over the thread, insert the hook...

Loops in Loops Stitch – Crochet Tutorial

Our first stitch tutorial on Crochetpedia is here! This loopy stitch was one of the first I've tried when learning how to crochet, so it's near and dear...

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...

How is crochet knitwear made?

In order to create crochet knitwear, you need: a crochet hook yarn (wool yarn, thread, rope or some other product) scissors optionally: other accessories, such as yarn...

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...

C2C (Corner-to-corner)

C2C (Corner-to-corner) The corner-to-corner technique is based on double crochet stitches and chain stitches. Working diagonally (starting from the lower left corner and finishing at the top right corner...