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Green dense lace pattern
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Green arches crochet pattern
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Pink lace crochet edging pattern
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Green and white shell lace pattern
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Purple crochet edging pattern
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Brown crochet edging with picot
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Ocean Wave Tunisian crochet pattern
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Lace crochet pattern with triangles
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Lace crochet pattern with arches
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Blue lace pattern
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Blue lace crochet edging
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Advanced green lace pattern
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Crochet Techniques

If you are a newbie in the world of crocheting, you might be a little bit frightened when it comes to crochet techniques. It might seem like an intimidating task but easy crocheting techniques for beginners do exist! With our tutorials you will know all the main types of crochet styles and stitches, you will be able to combine different schemes into a beautiful clothing or home decor.

There are lots of projects for new crochet fans incorporating all of your favorite motifs and colors. Find a technique fitting your pattern and you can’t go wrong. Here’s a dictionary of the well-liked techniques to give impulse to your creativity. Some of these are usual techniques and others are exclusive approaches to usual crocheting. Check the list and crochet many new items with your yarn and hook!

Types of Crochet Techniques

  • Lace technique is the oldest type of crochet, and lately it enjoys a revival as sophisticated items are popular these days, and they are surely not only for old ladies. The major benefit of lace is its speed – unless you are using miniature tools, inches fly by!
  • Tapestry and mosaic enable crochet enthusiasts to make amazingly colorful patterns, and even fabrics incorporating different pictures.
  • Tunisian crocheting technique or as it is often called Afghan stitch is an approach that combines basics from both crocheting and knitting. The tool looks like a knitting needle; yet, it has one or even two hooks. Similar to a knitting needle, it has to hold many stitches. The advantage of this technique is that you can use an incredible palette of color in a fashion you can’t with any other approach.
  • Fabric crochet enables you to use long strips of fabric. Advanced crafters can make many interesting items using this approach. If you have never tried fabric crochet before, you may find corresponding video and watch how to work with stripes instead of yarn.
  • Filet crochet provides amazing results, though it’s quite easy. The item is made up of open and solid meshes. The meshes are made using double crochet stitches and spaces.
  • Advanced crafters know that edging is the necessary finishing touch. If you find yourself with a finished item that just doesn’t look finished you should use proper edging. If you don’t know how to make borders then you’re in luck as we have a great free video explaining step by step the edging process.

Never doubt your skills – with these techniques at your disposal, you will be an expert in crocheting in no time!