Want to learn how to do crochet stitches? Here you’ll find the basic crochet stitches, plus bunches of more complex and interesting crochet stitch patterns to try.
Basic Crochet Stitches
- Crochet chain
- Slip stitch
- Single crochet
- Half double crochet
- Double crochet
- Treble crochet
- Double treble crochet
- Triple treble crochet
Variations on Basic Crochet Stitches
Traditional Crochet Stitch Patterns
The basic crochet v stitch is appealing for several reasons. First, it’s a really attractive stitch. Second, it’s quick to crochet. Third, it’s easy! Learn how to crochet it with this free tutorial.
- Shell stitch
- All About the Puff Stitch: This Page Is Our Main Directory of Puff Stitch Instructions, Tutorials, Variations and Patterns
- Step-By-Step Photo Tutorial for How to Crochet a Basic Puff Stitch
- Picot stitch
- Lacet stitch
The afghan stitch, also known as “Tunisian Simple Stitch”, is Tunisian crochet’s most basic stitch. If you’re new to the Tunisian crochet technique, it makes sense to learn this stitch first.
The Tunisian knit stitch could fool anyone who isn’t paying close attention. When you first look at it, you’d think it’s knitted — but it isn’t. It’s a crochet stitch, created with a long Tunisian crochet hook. Want to learn how to do it? Get free step-by-step instructions here.
- Afghan stitch increase
- Afghan stitch decrease
- Tunisian crochet mesh stitch
- Vintage coiled treble stitch
Bead Crochet Stitches
About the Author — Amy Solovay is a freelance writer with a background in textile design. She learned to crochet as a small child. After earning two degrees, one of which is in textile design, she launched a career in the textile industry. She has worked as a textile print colorist, knit designer and director of design for various Los Angeles based fabric manufacturers. Later she transitioned to writing about crochet, knitting, crafts and other topics for major media outlets. She enjoys designing crochet and other craft patterns, and she invites you to make use of them.
This page was last updated on 7-25-2023.