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Crochet Skills and Techniques

Here you will find helpful information about a variety of crochet skills and techniques. Crochet stitches can be combined in so many amazing ways; go beyond the basics and discover the possibilities for using crochet as an artistic medium.
  1. Colorwork Techniques (18)
  2. Cro-Tat Technique (2)
  3. Crochet Finishing Techniques (14)
  4. Crocheting With Beads (11)
  5. Filet Crochet Instructions (6)
  6. Freeform Crochet (7)
  7. Irish Crochet (3)
  8. Needlework Techniques (6)
  9. Rag Crochet (10)
  10. Sewing Techniques for Crochet (10)
  11. Thread Crochet (5)
  12. Tunisian Crochet (16)
  13. Using Your Crochet Projects (2)

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

Crochet Tutorials
We're excited to pass our crochet knowledge onto you, ensuring that as many people as possible will continue to enjoy this amazing art and craft. With that in mind, I've collected links to a wide variety of our free crochet tutorials, and posted them all on this page for you to browse through. Whether you're a brand new crocheter or an expert,...

Weaving in Ends -- How to Do It, and When You Can Avoid It
Sometimes you have to weave in the loose ends on your crochet projects, and sometimes you can avoid that task, or at least minimize the number of ends you have to deal with. This brief guide will educate you about your options.

Tapestry Crochet Tutorial
Here's a crochet technique that requires a bit of skill and some patience, but the results are colorful and exquisite. The name of the technique: tapestry crochet. This link takes you to a photo tutorial that shows you how to do it, step by step.

Design Your Own Crochet Project Using Small Granny Squares
Your creativity + granny squares = a fabulous, fun crochet project. Find out how to get started -- it's easy!

Have You Ever Dyed Yarn With Easter Egg Dyes?
Have you ever dyed yarn with Easter egg dyes? Tell us about it! About.com readers share stories on the topic of dyeing yarn with Easter egg dyes. See submissions

Crocheting in the Round - Creating a Crocheted Circle
Crocheting in the Round - Learn how to crochet a circle.

Crocheting Circles - Free Tutorials and Patterns
Learn a variety of different ways to crochet a circle shape in any size you might happen need.

How Do I Trim a Sweatshirt to Make It a Jacket?
Rose asks, "How do I trim a sweatshirt to make it a jacket?" Find links to free project ideas here!

How to Make Fringe
Fringe can make a spectacular finishing touch for many of your crochet projects. Here you'll find free instructions, patterns, tutorials and resources for learning how to make fringe.

Finishing Techniques for Crochet and Knitting
When you spend a significant amount of time crocheting (or knitting) a project, you want it to turn out amazing. The finishing is a major part of that. These finishing techniques will help you make your project the best it can be.

Slip Stitch Crochet Fabric -- Pjoning -- Bosnian Crochet
You might think slip stitch is just for joining one crocheted piece to another. Did you know that you can crochet stunning fabrics consisting entirely of slip stitches (apart from the starting chain, that is.) Check out this amazing technique!

Slip Stitches in Surface Crochet
Free Tutorial for Surface Crochet Slip Stitches

Crocheting With Wire
Learn all about the technique of crocheting with wire, plus find free patterns, projects and ideas you can try.

Cro-Tatting Instructions

Find free instructions and tutorials for the cro-tatting technique.

Wiggly Crochet -- Free Patterns and Tutorials
Wiggly crochet is a fascinating surface crochet technique you can use to create a fabric with a ruffled appearance. Want to learn more? This is the place to find info.

Intermeshing Crochet -- Double Filet Crochet
This is an advanced crochet technique that allows you to create fascinating intermeshed patterns.

Crocheting Through the Loops -- A Free Tutorial
This tutorial offers you the opportunity to try crocheting through different loops of a stitch.

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