How to Crochet the Waistcoat Stitch: Crochet Stitch Tutorial

One of my favorite things about crochet is its versatility; with a hook and some yarn we can create almost anything! Did you know that you can create the look of knit stitches with crochet? Yes, it’s true! The waistcoat stitch, or knit stitch, uses a modified single crochet stitch to capture the style of knit stockinette stitches. It’s my go to stitch for crochet colorwork, and I think soon it’ll be one of your favorites too! What skills do you need to do the waistcoat stitch? The best part about this stitch, is that you don’t need to know anything beyond single crochet! That’s right, you only need to know how to do the first stitch you learn after the chain stitch. The waistcoat stitch takes the single crochet stitch, and instead of working through the normal loops, you go through the middle of…

Pine Tree Stitch: Intarsia Crochet Stitch Pattern Tutorial

Being up in the mountains with the fresh scent of pine trees is one of my favorite places to be. I love adding pine trees to my crochet projects to give them a rustic style that brings me a bit closer to the mountains that I love. Now you can capture that too, with my latest free intarsia crochet stitch pattern: the Pine Tree Stitch! This textured crochet stitch pattern, uses easy front post stitches to create a pine tree on any crochet pattern you’d like. It’s perfect for crochet garments, home decor, or accessories! Want to save this pattern for later? Save it to your favorite Pinterest board! (Save it from mine here!) New to Tapestry Crochet or Crochet Color Work? When I was first learning how to do crochet color work, I often felt so lost having to learn how to do color changes…

Sunflower Stitch: Textured Crochet Stitch Pattern Tutorial

Brighten up any crochet project with the Sunflower Stitch! This textured, 3D crochet stitch pattern uses bobble stitches and chain stitches to make a beautiful sunflower that makes your crochet projects pop. It’s perfect for crochet towels, garments, or pillows! This free crochet stitch pattern even includes a video tutorial that walks you through each step of the stitch! Scroll down to get the free pattern, or grab this stitch along with 29 others in the Stitch Exploration bundle!  Want to save this pattern for later? Save it to your favorite Pinterest board! (Save it from mine here!) Stitch Exploration Event This crochet stitch pattern is a part of the Stitch Exploration Event with Joy of Motion, Knitting With Chopsticks, and I! Throughout the month of June, we have put together 30 crochet stitches, with one releasing each day. They are all designed to help you grow…

Feather Stitch: Intarsia Crochet Stitch Pattern Tutorial

Make your crochet patterns as light as a feather with the colorful crochet Feather Stitch! This textured crochet stitch pattern uses crochet color work techniques to make this unique and simple stitch. By using single crochet stitches, front post double crochet stitches, and front post treble crochets, you can make a crochet stitch that looks just like a feather! With this crochet stitch tutorial, you’ll be able to add this to any crochet pattern. Want to save this pattern for later? Save it to your favorite Pinterest board! (Save it from mine here!) New to Tapestry Crochet or Crochet Color Work? When I was first learning how to do crochet color work, I often felt so lost having to learn how to do color changes and reading crochet graphs. It can seem so intimidating to learn a new crochet skill! If you’re new to tapestry crochet or…

Flower Trellis Stitch: Textured Intarsia Crochet Stitch Pattern

There’s nothing quite like a garden trellis full of blooming flowers in springtime. With bobble flowers and textured diamond stitches, you can recreate the texture and style of that with the Flower Trellis Stitch! This unique and beautiful crochet color work stitch uses a combination of texture and 3D effects, to make a stitch that is one of a kind. It’s perfect for crochet wraps or even garments! In this blog post I’ll teach you all about how to make it for yourself, so let’s get started! Want to save this stitch for later? Save it to your favorite Pinterest board! (Save it from mine here!) New to Tapestry Crochet or Crochet Color Work? When I was first learning how to do crochet color work, I often felt so lost having to learn how to do color changes and reading crochet graphs…