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« on: January 28, 2013 08:53:20 PM »

I'm not bad at crochet - I wouldn't classify myself as a beginner - perhaps Intermediate, but for the life of me, I cannot grasp the stitch I want to learn the most - crocodile stitch.

I've tried for quite some time focusing on tutorials on YouTube and I just can't grasp it - can anyone point me in the direction of a foolproof crocodile stitch tutorial? I want very badly to use this stitch all over crochet-land!

I've tried:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LiH9Wk3rHc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MMPLqDMUuA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUNtrp_Vj4o


And my apparently thick skull just can't comprehend the turning part and where to go into next.

Please help?

-Jess
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chpetunia
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2013 03:36:36 PM »

Hello
try this

http://lostandfoundlane.blogspot.com/p/croc-stitch-easy-way.html

looks like a great tutorial
best wishes

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MiLady
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2013 09:12:13 AM »

Fear not it took me a long while to grasp the concept of crocodile stitch, many tears and tantrums were had and shouting of "I can do more complicated stuff than this, why can't I do it!!" I was missing the sl st between "scales" which is where I was going wrong.

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