This crochet slip stitch to join written and video tutorial will have you crocheting in rounds and surface crocheting in no time. With this easy to follow, step by step tutorial, you’ll master the slip stitch and increase your skills. Slip stitches are great for joining crochet in the round, moving over a few stitches and making top stitches or surface crochet. In addition to easy to follow written instructions with photos, there is also a right handed and left handed video tutorial.
Wondering how to crochet along edge when the edge is the side of the rows. Or how about how to crochet evenly around a crocheted item, or even a knit one? You’re not alone. So many patterns include instructions to make a certain number of stitches “evenly in edge of work”, or something similar. Most of the time the number of rows you have to work into and the number of stitches you have to work do not go together easily. This free written and video tutorial will make borders and edges simple.
The crochet chain stitch is the first stitch most crocheters learn. You make a slip knot, then you make a crochet chain long enough to wrap a city block! In this Stitchopedia crochet tutorial you’ll learn how to hold your yarn and hook, how to make a slip knot, and how to crochet a chain stitch. You’ll also learn about the anatomy of the chain.
The yarn for this tutorial was provided by WeCrochet. All opinions are my own.
This post was originally published on 5/28/2014, and was last updated on 3/19/2022.
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