Crochet Stitch Guide

Dive into the exciting world of crochet with this crochet stitch guide, perfect for fueling creativity or brushing up on various techniques and styles. Catering to novices and seasoned crocheters, this guide covers basic, intermediate, and advanced stitches and methods. Each stitch is thoroughly explained, accompanied by a handy tip or trick to enhance your learning experience. Embrace the art of crochet with this engaging and user-friendly resource!

If you are looking for crochet stitches not found in this stitch guide, Annie's Craft Store also has a great stitch guide. Another great stitch guide can be found at All Free Crochet. 

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The Crochet Stitch Guide

The Cluster Stitch

The cluster stitch, a beautiful and intricate technique, is formed by either combining a group of unfinished stitches into one single stitch or by incorporating these incomplete stitches across multiple stitches within the same row. This stitch adds a delightful touch to scarves, blankets, and hats. Click here to learn the cluster stitch.


Crochet in the Round 

The most straightforward and popular approach to "crocheting in the round" involves utilizing the foundation chain, a slip stitch, and a sequence of single crochet stitches. Don't miss my upcoming lesson, where you'll master this technique effortlessly! Click here and unravel the secrets of "crocheting in the round."


Double Loop Stitch

The double loop stitch is made by wrapping the yarn around the index finger twice and then stitching the loops into place. The double loop stitch's wonderful texture adds interest to your crochet projects. This delightful textured stitch enhances your crochet creations with eye-catching appeal. Click here to learn the double loop stitch.


Front Double Cross Stitch

The front double cross stitch is made by skipping the first stitch and then working a double crochet into that stitch. You then work around the last stitch and place a double crochet into the skipped stitch.


Half Double Crochet Decrease

The half double crochet decrease is made by crocheting two stitches together. This stitch is also called half double crochet two stitches together.


Love Knot (Solomon's Knot)

The crochet love (Solomon's) knot makes an open, lacy type stitch, which is made using a basic single crochet stitch. The difference is that you will pull or draw the loop up taller than you usually would with a single crochet. 


Magic Circle

The crochet magic circle (ring) is a helpful trick to "crocheting in the round." To make the circle, you will place your first round of stitches into an adjustable ring, then pull the tail end closed to form the circle. 


Popcorn Stitch

The crochet popcorn stitch is a fun stitch that adds a lot of texture to a project. It's puffy surface makes a "popping" look that is great for scarves, blankets, hats and more.


Puff Stitch

The crochet puff stitch is a playful stitch that adds texture and dimension to your crochet projects. The puff stitch is similar to a popcorn or a bobble stitch but is not the same. 


Shell Stitch

The crochet shell stitch is a timeless classic that can be used for an entire project or for adding decorative finishing touches. The shell stitch is simple and can be made with several variations. The shell is also a perfect stitch for alternating colors.



The crochet v-stitch adds lots of texture to a project. The v-stitch may look challenging, but it is actually really simple to make. The stitches used are basic chain and double crochet stitches.


There are still more stitches to come!

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