Crochet Stitches

Afghan or Tunisian Crochet – Purl Stitch or How to Stop the Curl

Afghan or Tunisian Crochet – Purl Stitch or How to Stop the Curl

How do knitters control the knitting curl? They use a row or two of the purl stitch as the beginning and ending edge of an article or panel. The same thing can be accomplished with the Afghan or Tunisian Crochet Purl Stitch.   Use the purl stitch in your foundation row and the first row […]

Afghan or Tunisian Crochet – Create a Finished Edge on All Sides As You Work

Afghan or Tunisian Crochet – Create a Finished Edge on All Sides As You Work

How do you crochet a finished edge around your Afghan or Tunisian Crochet panel or item? It’s easy with a few tricks. Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik 1. Loosely chain your foundation chain with a regular crochet hook, usually a size smaller than your Afghan/Tunisian Crochet hook. Switch to the Afghan/Tunisian […]

Afghan or Tunisian Crochet – Knitting with a Crochet Hook

Afghan or Tunisian Crochet – Knitting with a Crochet Hook

The beauty of this stitch is the textured knit-like fabric it creates. The Knit Stitch results in columns of inverted “V’s” so it really looks like knitting, but it’s all done with an Afghan or Tunisian crochet hook. Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik   To work a Knit Stitch: 1. Cast […]

Afghan or Tunisian Crochet – Waffle Stitch & the Secret to Prevent “Growing”

Afghan or Tunisian Crochet – Waffle Stitch & the Secret to Prevent “Growing”

The beauty of this stitch is the textured knit-like fabric it creates. The Waffle Stitch results in a pleasant waffle-like pattern on one side and rows of running stitches on the other side. Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik Foundation Row: Begin with a regular crochet hook one size smaller than the […]

Mesh Yarn – How do I begin?

Mesh Yarn – How do I begin?

When I first began making ruffled scarves, I followed the manufacturer’s instructions – jumping right in and working along the top edge. The problem: after I was finished, the ragged end just hung there, not always hidden under the ruffle. I experimented and found an easy solution. Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com […]

Decorate your Crocheted Projects with Button Fringe

Decorate your Crocheted Projects with Button Fringe

Video: Creating Button Fringe As you can see, the fringe in this picture has buttons added to it. Whether you have a collection of buttons you’ve saved over the years or buy packets of buttons especially for your project, it’s an easy decoration that adds punch and a bit of fun to any scarf or […]

Decorate Your crochet with the Chain Stitch

Decorate Your crochet with the Chain Stitch

One of the easiest ways to personalize your crocheted project is by creating lines, plaids, spirals and other shapes with the chain stitch. Subscribe to My Crochet Channel or go to: YouTube.com TanisGalik Video Simple & Sensational™ – Decorating Crochet with the Chain Stitch Begin by wrapping the yarn around your finger, making a loop. Place […]