Counting Crochet Row

How To : Count crochet stitches

How many stitches does your crochet art have? How can you tell? Why would you even want to know how many stitches are in your crocheted sweater or crocheted hat? Knowing how to count your stitches is a fundamental step in learning to crochet – assuming you want your finished p ...more

How To : Change your color at the end of your crochet row

This video teaches the secret to change the color at the end of a crochet row. An excellent summary is given below. First do the last double crochet by wrapping around, stick it through your last Stitch, wrap around again, pull through and stop. Grab the second color, leave a ...more

How To : Make Simple Mittens in Single Crochet

This is a simple pattern, designed to produce a well-fitting mitten. Both the right and left mittens worked the same up to the shaping for the top of the mitten. A slight adjustment for making one right and one left, then they are worked the same. The gusset for the thumb cons ...more

How To : Double crochet

How to make a double crochetIn this video we are about to see how to make a double crochet. It is done by chaining two chain stitches. In this case it is of seven chain stitches to get four double crochet. Take the yarn over the hook. Insert the hook into the fourth by skippin ...more

How To : Crochet a cap for an Ogeechee bear

Teresa demonstrates how left-handed people can complete a crochet project. The project is a round cap for a toy Ogeechee bear. Using her left hand to hold the crochet needle, she starts with a circle of crochet stitches to form the crown of the cap, and counts out the number o ...more

How To : Properly do a double crotchet stitch

How To Crochet: Double Crochet Stitch is a short video that demonstrates how to create the double stitch. As show in the video, you will need yarn as well as a crochet hook. The video shows step by step how to create this specific type of stitch. The narrator explains that the ...more

How To : Crochet the half-double stitch

Crochet the half-double stitch with these easy steps and achieve that beautiful design you've been longing for. Insert your crochet hook to the two loops found at the end of your cross stitch. Yarn over your stitch and make three loops wrapped around the crochet hook. Always c ...more

How To : Knit a Decorative Flower

This beautiful flower can be used as decoration on a hat, scarf, headband or purse. You name it. There are many uses. On the photo above, I added it to a hat. I have also used it as a decoration on a napkin ring. The flower is knit in three parts. Check out the instructions be ...more

How To : Crochet a Catherine wheel stitch for left-handers

This left-handed crochet tutorial teaches you how to complete a Catherine wheel stitch, which consists of a row of vibrant pinwheels surrounded by an undulating, wavy edge. This crochet tutorial is not for crochet beginners, but if you understand the basic ideas of crochet st ...more

How To : Crochet the shell stitch for edging

Detailed demonstration of Shell design which can be used as edging or part of a crochet pattern. The second video shows you how the second row of a shell stitch looks. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet the shell stitch for edging. Part 2 of 2 - How to Crochet the shell stitch for ...more

How To : Increase and decrease half double crochet

In this tutorial, we learn how to increase and decrease half double crochet. First, work a half double crochet in your stitches. Do this to create the first row, drawing through the loops and inside the first row. To increase a half double crochet, you will do the same thing a ...more

How To : Crochet a headband for winter

In this video, we learn how to crochet a headband for winter. You will need yarn and a size 10 crochet hook to do this. To start, make a slipknot, then hook your needle into it. Start making a simple chain stitch, after you finish this row, stick your needle into the first sti ...more

How To : Do a boxed block stitch for right handers

This crochet stitch tutorial is definitely not for beginner crocheters, as it involves a rather difficult pattern called the crochet boxed block stitch, but the results are fabulous if you're an advanced or intermediate knotter and approach the project with patience. In this ...more

How To : Make a flat circle using single crochet

In this video, we learn how to make a flat circle using single crochet. Start out by crocheting six single crochets into a ring for round one. For round two, you will increase in every single crochets so you have twelve of them. For round three, you will increase with every ot ...more

How To : Crochet a scalloped crochet edge

This crocheting how-to video shows you how to add a scalloped crocheted edge to your next dishcloth, loomed or knitted project. This scalloped edge is worked in two rows, the first row all around is just single crochet. The next row will be your pattern that makes the scallope ...more

How To : Crochet an afghan

In this instructional video series, our expert will demonstrate how to crochet an afghan. She will demonstrate an afghan pattern and how to attach each row of crochet stitches. If you are familiar with crocheting and want to make a beautiful afghan our expert can walk you thro ...more

How To : Use front- and back-post double crochet stiches

The person in the video demonstrates how to do a front post and a back post double crochet. First she shows you what a post is. The body of the previous row of double crochet is the post. To do a front post double crochet, you should loop the thread over the hook and put the h ...more

How To : Crochet a left handed slinky flower

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a left handed slinky flower. You will first start row 1 by working a single crochet in the second chain from the hook. Then, chain 2 and skip a chain. Continue across, then make the last chain 2 and single crochet. After this, start to ...more

How To : Crochet edging for a cap using Pomp-A-Doodle yarn

Despite what you may believe, making a crochet cap doesn't end at the last knitting row. In fact, crochet caps can be embellished in a number of different ways, including this Pomp-A-Doodle trim. If making minimalist, undecorated caps is getting you down, add some spice and c ...more

How To : Read Crochet Instructions Correctly

Reading crochet instructions for beginners isn't exactly the easiest thing to do. But fear not, I'm here to help! :) Follow these easy steps to make sure you follow crochet instructions properly: Select a pattern that matches your abilities. Crochet patterns come with diffe ...more

How To : Crochet a wavy shell stitch pattern

This wavy shell crochet pattern uses three colors to make the design look complex and random. Actually it's quite simple. There are only two rows in this wavy shell crochet pattern. One row alternates between a few standard stitches and half pinwheel shape. The second row is c ...more

How To : Perform a basic half-double crochet stitch

In this how-to video, you will learn how to perform a half double crochet. First, yarn over and insert the hook under the top two loops, yarn over again, and pull through. Yarn over and pull through all the loops on the hook for three. Now, repeat the process. Yarn over, inser ...more

How To : Crochet a beanie hat as a beginner

In this video, we learn how to crochet a beanie hat as a beginner. Start out with a slipknot then chain 50 chains. For row 1, you will single crochet in the second chain from the hook. Then, chain one and skin the next chain. Repeat this 24 times total. After this, single croc ...more

How To : Crochet a second line in a project

Learn to crochet with these how-to videos. Once you have crocheted one row you can two, or three rows. Crochet a towel, a blanket, or anything longer. Watch and learn how to finish crocheting a first line and move on to the second one.

How To : Broomstick lace crochet

If you're into knitting and crocheting, you probably know it all. But what about a broomstick lace crochet? If you haven't attempted this fine crochet pattern, you must… now! Broomstick lace crochet forms a visually interesting and beautiful stitch. You Will Need * A size K c ...more

How To : Make a front-post double crochet stitch

First of all you need to work around the stitch that you have made in the previous row. To make this front post double crochet you have to first loop over the yarn on the hook. Now pass this into the first stitch of the previous row at the bottom. Go around the stitch to the b ...more

How To : Do a Tunisian knit crochet stitch

Crochet a Tunisian knit stitch with a long crochet hook. Begin with a chain of forty loops. This instructional crochet video demonstrates how to do a Tunisian knit stitch with a six row example. The Tunisian stitch is also known as the Afghan stitch, traditionally used for cro ...more

How To : Crochet a cross stitching

Watch this instructional crochet video to witness the basics of cross stitching. This is a slow process, but the cross stich creates a much more three dimensional pattern that appears on both sides of the blanket. This example uses two colors to point out the crochet steps. Af ...more

How To : Perform a simple crochet

In this tutorial, we learn how to perform a simple crochet. Using the double crochet and single crochet opposite to each other gets rid of the same look when you are creating a pattern. The concept is simple and can make a big difference in your creation. First, take your size ...more

How To : Filet crochet a filled square

Add to your crochet skills by learning decorative stitches. This crochet how-to video teaches you how to do the filet stitch by crocheting filled squares or solid meshes. To fill a square, work [2 dc in ch 2 space or in each dc in row below, 1 dc]. Watch to learn how to croche ...more

How To : Crochet a granny ripple afghan

This easy to follow fifteen part series will walk you through each step in how to crochet the granny ripple afghan. Row by row, and step by step you'll learn how to master the granny ripple afghan. With instructions and the proper tools you'll definitely learn the granny rippl ...more

How To : Knit a Flower Headband

This is a very nice HEADBAND that can be used plain or decorated with a FLOWER. I made mine wide (4 1/2 inches), but you can make yours as wide or narrow as you want. I used Softball Cotton and a size 6 needle. Cast on 3 stitches. Tips Leave a long tail to use for the croc ...more

How To : Crochet the start of a wavy shell pattern blanket

Follow these crochet guidelines to start a wavy shell pattern crochet blanket. This pattern is only a two row pattern. You can use three colors to make it appear unique and interesting. The beginning is the most difficult part, but once mastered, this crochet pattern is decept ...more

How To : Crochet a slip stitch to end the round

Are you having trouble ending the round when you are crocheting? Shred Betties shows us how to crochet a slip to end the round. You will need the following: crochet hook, yarn. Procedure: Use a slip stitch to end a row. Insert the hook in the middle of the third stitch of the ...more

How To : Filet crochet an open square

Add to your crochet skills by learning decorative stitches. This crochet how-to video teaches you how to do the filet stitch by crocheting open squares or meshes. Filet consists of squares worked with ch and dc. Each square is made of [ch 2, skip 2 sts, 1 dc]. The first dc in ...more

How To : Crochet a fringe on a scarf

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a fringe on a scarf. Start be going to the end of your last row with your hook. Then, chain one and pull it tight. Next, decide how long you want your fringes to be and pull your thread that long. After this, cut it on the bottom and p ...more

How To : Crochet a baby booty

Mike shows you how to recreate a pair of baby booties in a design style he has created himself. He uses different yarns to create different sized booties. Thicker yarn will create larger booties than thin yarn does. He adds a row of eyelash yarn on row eight to beautify the de ...more

How To : Crochet and latch hook hair

In this video, we learn how to crochet and latch hook hair. You will need a large crochet hook and synthetic hair. First, take your loose hair and make sure it's free of tangles. Form a small loop, then insert the hook underneath the corn row until it's all the way through the ...more

News : crochet question

hi everyone, i have been teaching myself to crochet for a while now but when i come accros something i dont understand i get discouraged...im using a book n it says that this is an easy pattern. it tells meat the end of a row to miss a ch and turn...im doing this and my work i ...more

How To : Crochet the Slip Stitch

In this tutorial, learn how to crochet a V shaped slip stitch. This clip will show you exactly how to do so. Steps: Insert your hook under the top two loops of the next stitch from the previous row. Yarn over, and pull through. With two loops on your hook, pull the first loo ...more

How To : Crochet with 2 yarns

The video teaches the technique of crocheting with two different yarns. You start with a basic slip knot and then crochet a basic chain of ten loops. It is important to keep the loops loose and to ensure that you pull both yarns through the loop each time. Crocheting with two ...more

How To : Do a double crochet cross stitch

This video shows you how to make a double crochet cross stitch. Working from left to right you loop the yarn over on your finger. Then skip one stitch and go through the next stitch. Then you make a double crochet on your finger. Then loop the yarn over once again on your fing ...more

How To : Crochet a baby ripple afghan

Watch this video demonstration on crocheting one row of a baby ripple afghan. With these visual guidelines, you can quickly accomplish the most difficult step in crocheting an afghan; the beginning. Part 1 of 2 - How to Crochet a baby ripple afghan. Part 2 of 2 - How to Croch ...more

How To : Knit a Stockinette Stitch Wash Rag (Dish Cloth)

They can be called wash rags, wash cloths or dish cloths. There are lots of different patterns for them. Here's an easy washcloth that incorporates the Stockinette Stitch with Seed Stitch edging. I used Softball Cotton and #8 needle. My finished size is approximately 8 inches ...more

How To : Crochet a jumbo pinwheel swirl stitch

In this tutorial, we learn how to crochet a jumbo pinwheel swirl stitch. This has the same line count as the smaller, but it will have larger lines that the normal. You will be creating a larger distance between the two colors. Start off at the bottom wrapping it twice around ...more

How To : Crochet a rib cuff baby bootie left-handed

Do you find it hard, as a left hander, to convert crochet patterns from right handed directions? Finally, twj1963, has a channel especially for lefthanders. This video shows you how to make baby booties. The closeups make the viewer feel like you are looking directly over thei ...more

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