How to Crochet Without Making a Chain First

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Do you ever wish you didn’t need to make a chain before you start crocheting the main stitch? Most crochet projects start with a foundation chain. Sometimes, it would be better to not make a chain first. For example, the…

How to Crochet the Crab Stitch

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Ever want to make a border that is a little fancier than a single crochet stitch, but not too complicated? The Crab Stitch, also known as Reverse Single Crochet, makes a simple, pretty border for lots of projects. I assume…

How to Do the Double-Post Double Crochet Stitch

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Do you enjoy making crochet cables, but hate how messy it looks on the back? Let me introduce you to your new favorite stitch: the Double-Post Double Crochet. Usually when you do front-post double crochet along with back-post double crochet,…

Welcome to Change Path Crochet!

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I’m Heather, and I learned to crochet when I was about 9 years old. All these decades later, and now I design patterns for those who enjoy a bit of a challenge when they crochet. Here you’ll find original patterns…

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