How to Figure Out Crochet Stitch Multiples to Change Patterns

When you find a crochet stitch pattern that you love, there’s a good chance that you will want to use it over and over. But what happens when you find it in one kind of pattern (such as a blanket) but want to make it in another project (such as a dishcloth)? Or even if you like the project, let’s say a scarf, but you want to make it narrower or wider than the original pattern? What you will need to do is figure out what the stitch multiples are for that pattern then adjust your starting chain with those multiples in mind. This guide will show you how to do it.

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Granny Square Cardigan CAL by Marly Bird

It’s time for a crochet-along with Marly Bird! After a general inquiry in the CAL group for what you want to learn how to make, it has been decided that we’ll be crocheting the Granny Square Cardigan designed by Marly, herself. This cardigan is made using Unforgettable yarn. It has the look of a cardigan but the easy fit and coziness of a shrug.
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Methods for Seaming Crochet

Methods for Seaming Crochet

Seaming crochet simply means joining two or more pieces of crochet fabric together. This is frequently done when a project, such as a crochet blanket, is made in motifs; you seam together all of the motifs to create the finished project. Crochet seaming is also important when making crochet clothing (and some accessories), where you create portions of the item (such as the sleeves) separately and then join them (to the body of a shirt, for example). Continue reading “Methods for Seaming Crochet”