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Colorwork Techniques

Learn a variety of crochet colorwork techniques.
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Crochet Charts and Graphs for Colorwork
Find a treasure trove of two-color and multicolor charts for crocheting.

How to Change Colors in Crochet
Here's a free tutorial for color changes, including step-by-step photos which show the process of changing colors at the end of a row.

Tapestry Crochet Tutorial
Learn how to do mid-row color changes that don't leave a mess of yarn strands across the back of the work. The result: colorful patterned crochet fabrics that are simply spectacular!

Crocheting Over Yarn Ends - How to Work Overtop of the Yarn Ends When Crocheting
Are you tired of weaving in lots of yarn ends when you crochet? This tutorial demonstrates an alternative. Learn how to work overtop of the yarn ends as you go, rather than weaving them all in at the end. This technique will save you time when crocheting; it's much easier to crochet overtop of ends than it is to weave them in later.

How to Carry Yarn Up the Sides When Crocheting Stripes
This tutorial demonstrates how to carry yarn up the sides of your work when you are crocheting stripes.

Slip Stitches in Surface Crochet
Use this technique to easily add one or more additional accent colors to your crochet work.

4 Secrets for Success With Variegated Yarn
Variegated yarn offers you one of the easiest possible introductions to colorwork in crochet. Learn the secrets here!

Combining Variegated Yarns
When it comes to crocheting colorful projects, variegated yarn is a no-brainer! Yet there are some challenges to be overcome when you use it. This guide features (nearly) foolproof stitch patterns and combinations you can try to get the best results.

Reading a Crochet Chart
Learn about how to read a crochet chart.

Intermeshing Crochet -- Double Filet Crochet
Learn how to create fascinating intermeshed color patterns using the interlocking crochet technique.

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Crochet is a versatile craft, with many different techniques to try. Here you will find free directions, articles, and tutorials enabling you to learn a variety of different crochet techniques.

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