There are so many easy, interesting crochet stitches that you can learn. Just by changing your hook placement or combining basic stitches in fresh ways, you can create such a vast array of different textures and looks. Here are some of my most popular video tutorials for interesting crochet stitches.
1. Crochet Linen Stitch
Crochet linen stitch is an easy, meditative crochet stitch. In this stitch, you alternate single crochet stitches with ch-1 spaces across the row. On the next row, you do the same, working single crochet into chain spaces. It creates a dense, striking texture. Note that you might also see this called crochet moss stitch.
2. Crochet Lemon Peel Stitch
Crochet lemon peel stitch has a lot of different names including waffle stitch, seed stitch, and single double combination stitch.
It’s similar to the linen or moss stitch. However, instead of alternating chain spaces and single crochet, you alternate single crochet and double crochet. Therefore, you get a similar texture that works up a bit more quickly. This is a very versatile crochet stitch.
3. Long Double Crochet Linen Stitch
Crochet just offers so many different opportunities to change the placement of stitches. In this linen stitch variation, we use long double crochet stitches. They’re worked strategically into the row below the one where you’d usually work to create a visually interesting, reversible pattern.
4. Long Double Crochet Chevron Stitch
The long double crochet chevron stitch takes the same concept from above but applies a chevron technique for a totally different look. You can create chevron crochet stitches in many different ways. This is a unique one for you to try.
5. Long Single Crochet Spike Stitch
Spike crochet stitches use the same concept as above in that you work the stitch into the row below the one you usually work into it. In this case, you’re using a long single crochet instead of a double crochet stitch. You get a comfy, cozy, dense fabric. Moreover, you can do really interesting things with colorwork using this stitch pattern.
6. Back Loop Only Single Crochet Ribbing
Another way to change up single crochet and other basic stitches is to work into one loop only. Working in the back loop only row after row gives a terrific ribbing effect. In this case, you learn how to single crochet in the back loop only to create a stretchy fabric.
7. Knit-Look Crochet Ribbing
You don’t have to work in the back loops to create ribbing, though. In this technique, you alternate rows of single crochet with rows of slip stitch for a knit-look ribbing.
8. Crochet Star Stitch
Many people would argue that star stitch is one of the most interesting easy crochet stitches. You might also see it called spiked cluster stitch, Marguerite stitch, or daisy stitch.
9. Crochet Feather Stitch
Getting the crochet feather stitch right is all about placing your hook in the right spot each time. Get that down and you’ll master this design that’s perfect for color play and striping.
More Crochet Stitches
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