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If you’re looking for a beginner-friendly Tunisian crochet pattern, this is a great one! The pattern uses the Tunisian simple stitch, which is easy enough for newbies. It’s unlike any knit or traditional crochet stitch I have tried before and it creates a dense but flexible weave that's perfect for a winter accessory.
Toni Lipsey
These crocheted ornaments are every kind of perfect: simple to make and soooooo cute. You can customize the pattern in endless ways (thick stripes, thin stripes, no stripes!), so you'll never get bored making them. Which is why every single person on your list might get one this year.
Maria Weaber
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Crocodile stitch can be a real yarn-eater. Luckily, just a little bit of the pattern can go a long way. Find out how to spice up your projects with crocodile-stitch edging, as Tamara guides you through methods for working around curves and making scales point out instead of in.
Did your swatch not turn out exactly as you had expected? No problem. This lesson is all about discovering what can go wrong and how to avoid making the same mistake in the future. Witness how losing or adding stitches and improper hook insertion affect the shape of your fabric as Kim shows you how to fix mistakes and offers tips for keeping them from happening again.
Crochet three captivating cowls quickly and easily as you learn essential skills for working in the round.
Tamara  Kelly
Tamara Kelly
Next, you'll move on to creating your pillow. You'll see how to determine the proper gauge and hook size, and how to adjust them if needed.
Similar to cables, traveling stitches are post stitches that are worked out of order, leaning left or right to move across your fabric and create simple geometric shapes. To practice, you'll crochet a diamond Aran panel embellished with ribs and popcorn stitch.
Meet Kim Werker and begin learning how to work in the round with two key methods for making circular shapes: staggered and stacked increases. You'll see what shape each increase creates, troubleshoot common circular slip-ups and get tips for starting your projects.
Learn how to read crochet diagrams and watch complex patterns become crystal clear right before your eyes — all while creating a chic cowl!
Charles Voth
Charles Voth
Crochet a lace strip and attach it to a towel. Follow along as Linda shows you how to make your edging the correct length and how to sew it on to a pillowcase or any other items you want to decorate.
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Crochet your first cardigan! Gain the confidence to make great garments as you add essential skills to your repertoire.
Sara Delaney
Sara Delaney
Crochet beautiful lace patterns friends and family will treasure! Find out how simple it can be to create the classic openwork motifs you love.
Jennifer Hansen
Jennifer Hansen
Create your gorgeous Maltese Ring with two different colors. Start working with the outer thread to form the larger ring then add fun details like beads for a decorative touch. Finally, Marilee will show you her trick for hiding tails at the end that you can use on any project.
Lindsey provides the professional technique you need to know to connect and mimic textured stitching. Learn to identify gaps and connections as you use the connect and weave method. Then, connect different edges for a uniformed look as you mimic the texture throughout the seam.
Want to expand on your toolkit for ribbing? Find out how to work beautiful ribbing six eye-catching ways: post-stitch ribbing, slip-stitch ribbing and more. For fun crochet openwork, Shannon shares his beautiful variation of broomstick lace, "non-stick lace."
Skip the seaming and join as you go! Discover how to create fun shapes and bring them together as you crochet.
Edie Eckman
Edie Eckman
Create a fresh, modern version of traditional Irish crochet! Learn to read charts, create breathtaking motifs and join them into a garment.
Myra Wood
Myra Wood
How do you join motifs that aren't square? Edie shows you how to work with hexagons, circles, triangles and other free-form motifs.
Snuggle up with these modern afghans.
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Crochet artist Olek explores sexuality, feminist ideals and the evolution of communication through her colorful, conceptual displays.
Stitch your way to better crochet! Develop a better understanding of patterns, measure gauge and play with stitch construction for better results.
Edie Eckman
Edie Eckman
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Everything you need to get started with crochet, plus four fun projects to practice your stitches.
Salena Baca
Salena Baca
Build your skills as you master one of the most popular stitch patterns — the ripple stitch.
Kim Werker
Kim Werker
Tackle the iconic granny stitch and granny square as you create a stylish hooded vest.
Tamara  Kelly
Tamara Kelly
Combine the best of two needlecrafts to create three cozy accessories that look like they’re knit – all using a single crochet hook!
Brittany of B.hooked Crochet
Brittany of B.hooked Crochet
Build your yarn-dyeing skills with gradients, hand painting and more.
Sarah Eyre
Sarah Eyre
Stylish home decor, made by you!
Nicole Winer
Nicole Winer
Create contemporary afghans with invigorating color and texture.
Salena Baca
Salena Baca
Create beautiful mandalas, throw pillows and hats by learning how to crochet in the round.
Kim Werker
Kim Werker
Learn the basics of traditional Kawaii amigurumi to create six lovable crochet animals and dolls.
Stacey Trock
Stacey Trock
Gain the skills to approach any crochet project with confidence by learning how to decipher symbols, patterns, charts, directions and more.
Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby
Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby
Conquer the crocodile stitch! Create incredible texture with skills for scales, shaping, unique edgings and fun embellishments.
Tamara  Kelly
Tamara Kelly
Skip the seaming and join as you go! Discover how to create fun shapes and bring them together as you crochet.
Edie Eckman
Edie Eckman
Crochet your way into the world of colorwork! Learn how to work chevrons, Catherine's wheel, fun spirals, beautiful flowers, 3-D embellishments and more.
Marly Bird
Marly Bird
Make all of your crochet projects look and feel better! Discover designer-favorite tweaks and techniques for fabulous fabric, fitting and beyond.
Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby
Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby
Discover new ways to create incredible texture and intrigue in your crochet. Learn 15+ easy-to-work stitch patterns and practice with a fun scarf project.
Beth  Graham
Beth Graham
Bring the breathtaking look of traditional Aran cabling to your crochet! Find out how to work fun textures, new patterns and incredible panels.
Melissa Leapman
Melissa Leapman
Create a fresh, modern version of traditional Irish crochet! Learn to read charts, create breathtaking motifs and join them into a garment.
Myra Wood
Myra Wood
Learn to crochet your own custom bags step by step! Mix and match stitches, swap in new features and add fun embellishments in two simple projects.
Karen Whooley
Karen Whooley
Don't just crochet your first shawl — make it a stunning success! Ditch any uncertainty and learn all the steps you need to confidently crochet your way from start to finish.
Amy O'Neill Houck
Amy O'Neill Houck
Seam every project cleanly and easily with the best join for the job. From simple situations to specialty stitch patterns, bring it all together with confidence.
Lindsey  Stephens
Lindsey Stephens
Go beyond introductory shuttle tatting for exciting new styles and applications. Create gorgeous jewelry, elegant embellishments and radiant focal points!
Marilee Rockley
Marilee Rockley
Never let another mishap hold you back! Learn how to avoid, find and fix mistakes, so you can finish every crochet project with confidence.
Andi Smith
Andi Smith
Achieve better crochet, beautiful results and fewer mistakes in any project! Learn techniques for clean cast-ons, tidy edges, basic decreases and more.
Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby
Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby
Crochet beautiful lace patterns friends and family will treasure! Find out how simple it can be to create the classic openwork motifs you love.
Jennifer Hansen
Jennifer Hansen
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