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« on: May 08, 2010 10:54:56 AM »

This is an ongoing project for the Craftster Crochet board; as such, it will be updated often! Our goal is to create a complete "How to Crochet" guide hosted here on Craftster.

How YOU can help:

If you've heard of a technique that isn't listed here, please suggest it (as a reply to this thread) so that we can add it to the list!

If you know how to do any of the techniques listed here and would like to do up a tutorial, please do so, and then post the Craftster link to it in reply to this thread.  Someone will periodically go through this thread, add the new ideas and tutorials to the master list (and will delete your reply to this thread, just to keep things tidy and easy to manage).

The rules: for a tutorial to be listed here, it has to be hosted on Craftster (in one of the Crochet boards).  Tutorials hosted off-site will not be included.  If at all possible, please host your pictures on Craftster Picture Hosting.  If your pictures disappear and we can't get a hold of you, your tutorial may no longer be linked from this list (decided case-by-case).

If you are interested in creating the tutorials, please try to "fill in the gaps" and focus on the techniques that don't have a tutorial already.  However, do not hesitate to create another tutorial for a technique that already has one, as everyone learns differently and the wording and types of pictures you choose to use may be just the thing someone needs to be successful!

Finally, try to create separate posts for each technique to avoid confusion.

The full list of patterns and tutorials for Crochet: Completed Projects can be found here: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=415946.0

(For a keyword search, use your browser's search function.)

Getting started

Choosing a Yarn and Hook
by fantasticmio
Making a Slip Knot
by fantasticmio
Holding the Working Yarn
by fantasticmio
Inserting the Hook
by fantasticmio
Working into a Base Chain
by fantasticmio
Working into a Stitch
by fantasticmio
Working into Front Loop / Back Loop Only
by fantasticmio
Working into Front Post / Back Post
by fantasticmio
Working into Spike Stitches aka Long Stitches
by fantasticmio
Working into Split Stitches
by fantasticmio
No Photos.Working into a Ring / Space
by fantasticmio
No Photos.Working in Between Stitches
by fantasticmio
Yarn Over
by fantasticmio
Pull through
by fantasticmio

Basic stitches

Chain Stitch
by fantasticmio
Single crochet (US) / Double crochet (UK)
by fantasticmio
Double crochet (US) / Treble crochet (UK)
by fantasticmio

Other stitches

Can be found here: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=415987.0

Chainless Foundation Stitches

Chainless Foundation
by fantasticmio
Chainless Foundation using (US) dc Stitches (fdc)
by fantasticmio
Open Increases and Decreases (making holes)
by fantasticmio
Solid Decrease
by fantasticmio
solid increase
by fantasticmio

Joining Methods

Join-As-You-Go for Granny-type Motifs
by fantasticmio
Invisible Join (for joining the end of a round the to beginning)
by fantasticmio

Patterns for basic shapes and motifs

Can be found here: https://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=415987.0

Special Techniques

Crochet On The Double
by fantasticmio
Illusion CrochetJacob's Ladder
 by fantasticmio
Tunisian Crochet - getting started and Simple Stitch - tutorial
by fantasticmio
Tunisian Purl Stitch
by fantasticmio
Changing Color in Tunisian Crochet
by OlalalaurenO
Tunisian Crochet worked Backwards (TSS)
by fantasticmio
Fair Isle Crochet
by lady-twatterby
CAble Crochet
by LadyLeitzen


Creating Yarn from Fabric
by craft-matic
Crocheting with Ruffle Yarn (Sashay)
by fantasticmio
Weaving in Ends
by Eliea
Crocheting Over Ends
by Eliea

Beyond the Basics
Magic Ring
by yoguiana

We're in need of the following tutorials to help fill in the gaps:

Getting Started
slip stitch - sl st
half double crochet - hdc / half treble - htr
half triple crochet - htr / half double treble - hdtr
triple crochet - trc / double treble - dtr

Other Stitches

Crab stitch (backwards sc)
Clones Knot

Special Techniques
Broomstick Lace
    in rows
    in the round
Bruges Lace
Crochet-on-the-Double / Cro-hook / Crochenit
    short rows
Hairpin lace
    Making a strip
    braided join
    in the round
Mosaic Crochet
Overlay Crochet
Polish Star
Tapestry Crochet
Tunisian / Afghan Stitch
    knit stitch
    short rows

Beyond the Basics

Golden Loop
No-Turning-Chain stitch

Joining Methods

Flat Braid
Single Crochet Join
Slip Stitch Join
Whip Stitch


« Last Edit: March 15, 2014 09:19:14 AM by pinkleo » THIS ROCKS   Logged

« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2014 11:27:12 AM »

I recently wrote a magic ring tutorial and just found out there was a gap for the instructions here. So I just posted it in Craftster. Hope it will help.


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