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Crochet stitches

Crochet edgings and trims

Crochet edgings and trimsCrochet edgings and trims can be used to decorate all kinds of things from household items to clothing.

Yarn

King Cole Cottonsoft DK in 100g (210m) balls, using a 4.00mm crochet hook. 

Abbreviations

Crochet Cherries

Crochet CherriesA pair of bright red cherries always looks cheerful.

Yarn: Scarlet (9) and Kingfisher (771).

Cherry (make 2)

Using Scarlet, make 5ch, join with slst into a ring. 

Popcorn Diamonds

Popcorn Diamonds - Crochet StitchChain multiple: 10 + 2

Stitch Guide

Popcorn stitch (PC): 5 dc in specified st; drop lp from hook, insert hook from front to back in top of first dc made, insert hook in dropped lp and draw through, ch 1: PC made.

Instructions

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch; ch 1, turn.

Crochet Butterfly

Crochet ButterflyA scattering of butterflies has more impact than a single one.

Yarn: Turquoise (18) or Copper (109) and Irish Navy (52).

Wings: Using Turquoise or Copper, make 8ch, join with a slst into a ring.

1st row (wrong side): 3ch (counts as Itr), 5tr in ring, turn - 6 sts. 

Pops and Posts

Pops and Posts - Crochet StitchChain multiple: 6 + 1

Stitch Guide

Popcorn stitch (PC): 5 dc in specified st; drop lp from hook, insert hook from front to back through top of first dc made, insert hook in dropped lp and draw through lp on hook: PC made.

Instructions

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each rem ch; ch 3 (counts as first dc of following row), turn.