Half Double Crochet V Stitch – Crochet Tutorial

I really love the half double crochet stitch. As a basic stitch and one that a crocheter learns in the very beginning, I feel like it deserves more appreciation than it gets. For one, it’s simple but it also creates a lovely, subtle texture with the natural 3rd loop that is created. It looks wonderful on it’s own but also works beautifully mixed in-between other stitches when crocheted in rows or rounds.

There are a few different stitch variations that use the half double crochet and today I’m going to share one with you. The half double v stitch is a fun alternative to the traditional way and creates a really pretty airy and lacey effect.

Learn how to crochet the half double v stitch below…

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Invisible Seam – Crochet Tutorial

Using the invisible seam is a common method when you want to join crochet projects or pieces together. It is especially popular when joining squares, motifs, panels or ends on infinity scarves and neck warmers.

I use this method almost exclusively within my patterns because I like the neat and tidy look. This is just my preference and there are many other ways to join and connect your work.

I’d love to share how I do the invisible seam. Read more about it below…

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Double Crochet Increases and Decreases

Working with increases and decreases can sound a little intimidating, especially if it’s a new technique for you. I promise, it’s pretty straight forward and easy to learn. You’ll come across this method quite often in crochet, especially with scarves, hats and other wearables.

Today I’m sharing a crochet tutorial on how to work an increase and decrease using the double crochet stitch.

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Wattle Stitch – Stitch Tutorial

The crochet wattle stitch is a simple combination of chains, single and double crochet. It creates an interesting and fairly dense texture that also has a bit of drape which makes it ideal for a variety of projects. Washcloths, hand towels and blankets are all popular projects for the wattle stitch. It works up quickly with a relaxing row repeat and would definitely be a great stitch for both beginners and advanced crocheters to enjoy.

Learn how to crochet the wattle stitch below…

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Extended Half Double Crochet – Stitch Tutorial

Learn to make the extended half double crochet stitch with this quick and fun tutorial. This simple variation on the classic half double crochet stitch is slightly taller and provides a little bit more drape. Easily adaptable for a variety of projects, this stitch is a nice twist to the traditional method.

Let’s learn the extended half double crochet stitch together…

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Iris Stitch – Crochet Tutorial

The iris stitch is a beautiful variation on the V-stitch and creates a lovely lace effect. When paired with a lightweight yarn, the results can be simple and stunning. Don’t let this stitch fool you though, it’s incredibly easy using chains and double crochet. Today I’m going to break this stitch down with labeled photos and a detailed walk-through so that you can learn this beautiful stitch and use it within your own crochet projects.

Find the tutorial below…

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Extended Single Crochet – Stitch Tutorial

Today I will be sharing a tutorial for the extended single crochet stitch. A simple variation of the traditional single crochet, this stitch allows for a looser drape and a slight increase in stitch height. It’s versatile and can be used in many different types of crochet projects. Continue reading below to find the tutorial along with ways you can use this pattern in your own designs…

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Even Moss Stitch – Crochet Tutorial

The even moss stitch is a wonderfully simple stitch that has such an amazing texture. The 3rd loop from the half double crochet stitches create a pretty effect that becomes the focus as your project grows. The slip stitch pulls the half double crochet down just slightly to create this pretty accent.

To learn how to make the even moss stitch and for ideas on how to incorporate it into your crochet projects, please check out the tutorial below…

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Lemon Peel Stitch – Crochet Tutorial

The Lemon Peel stitch is a wonderful variation of the basic stitches. If you can chain, single crochet and double crochet, you’ve got this! This stitch combination creates a solid and textured design that is perfect for a variety of uses. After the tutorial, I’ll share some creative ideas on how you can incorporate this stitch into your crochet projects.

Let’s learn how to crochet the Lemon Peel stitch…

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