The Modified Lemon Peel stitch is a combination of single crochet and double crochet stitches. Modifying this stitch gives you nice straight edges. Last week I shared with you how to crochet the Lemon Peel Stitch. If you tried crocheting the lemon peel stitch you may have noticed that the edges are a little jagged. Well, with a slight modification to how we begin and
A review of The Birch Cottage blog reader favorite ideas for 2019. Come be inspired by the most popular craft, crochet, sewing and recipe ideas of 2019! If you are reading this blog post, thank you! It’s because of you and your return visits that I am able to continue to bring you creative ideas from my home to yours! I share a variety of
These 7 easy to crochet hats, scarves and mittens for the whole family are free crochet patterns and just in time for holiday gift making! It’s no secret by now that I love making handmade gifts for my family and friends. I don’t always get to share with you the crochet patterns I’m working on at the moment because they’re gifts for my family members.
The Lemon Peel Crochet Dishcloth Pattern is a beginner friendly crochet project that you can work up in an hour or two, plus they make great handmade gifts. Previously, I shared with you the very simple and easy to learn Lemon Peel Crochet Stitch. So, I thought it would be fun to share with you this Lemon Peel Crochet Dishcloth Pattern so you can put
Learn to crochet this easy lemon peel stitch. Using simple alternating single crochet and double crochet stitches creates this lovely textured pattern. The Lemon Peel Stitch is an easy stitch that is simply comprised of alternating single crochet and double crochet stitches. This stitch is also known as the Griddle Stitch. In fact, my fellow crocheters at Daisy Farm Crafts refer to this stitch as
Learn how to crochet the herringbone half double crochet stitch. The HHDC creates this beautiful textured pattern with a chevron type of look. I’ve been looking forward to sharing the Herringbone Half Double Crochet Stitch with you for a long time. In fact, last year, I crocheted an afghan for our daughter Morgan that incorporated the HHDC stitch. I’ve also crocheted a baby blanket that
Learn how to crochet The Birch Cottage Dishcloth using the moss stitch. The moss stitch creates a beautiful woven almost basket weave type pattern. Months and months ago now, I shared with you how to crochet the moss stitch. Then back in January, I shared with you how to crochet The Birch Cottage Dish Towel using the moss stitch. And, finally, today, I’m sharing with
Learn how to crochet The Birch Cottage Dish Towel using the moss stitch. The moss stitch creates a beautiful woven almost basket weave type pattern. Do you remember that I had previously shared with you how to crochet the moss stitch? I love the woven pattern this stitch creates! As you may recall, this stitch is also called the linen stitch or the granite stitch.
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Learn how to crochet with 14 free crochet patterns for crocheted coasters! When I was looking for patterns and tutorials to crochet a pumpkin, I came across quite a few crocheted coaster patterns. So, I put together this collection of 14 free crocheted coaster patterns just for you (well, and maybe a little for me). Afterall, tis the season to get busy making handmade gifts
Learn to crochet a pumpkin with this free crocheted pumpkin pattern. This crocheted pumpkin adds the perfect handmade touch of autumn to your home decor! I love to crochet. In fact, I just finished crocheting a large afghan for our daughter for her birthday. I had some yarn leftover and I just thought it’d make the cutest little crocheted pumpkin. So, that’s exactly what I
The Moss Stitch is also known as the Linen Stitch, the Granite Stitch or the Woven Stitch. I believe it’s most common name is the Moss Stitch – or at least that’s what I was taught to call it when I was learning how to crochet. So, that’s what we’re calling this beautiful crochet stitch and what you’ll be learning today. About the Moss Stitch