30 Crochet Stitches For All Skill Levels

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In this post, you will see 30 crochet stitches for all skill levels.

The stitch crochet patterns include written instructions, video tutorials, or step-by-step photo tutorials. 

In your journey to becoming an amazing crocheter, you will soon realize that crochet stitches are at the very core of what you do as a crocheter.  

Learn about 30 of the key crochet stitches here with our crochet stitch guide, so that you’ll never be stuck for what to do next, or the placement of your crochet hooks.

crochet hook and fabric

Beginner Crochet Stitches 

While learning to crochet, mastering the basic crochet stitches will become your saving grace similar to knitting, crochet is a compilation of repeat crochet stitches. 

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So in order to make that beautiful scarf, that Instagram-worthy home decor item, that hat, fun accessories, or that gorgeous crochet baby blanket, you need to learn the basic stitches.

If you are learning how to crochet check out these Crochet Lessons.

What are the basic crochet stitches?

The basic crochet stitches here include – The chain stitch, the single crochet stitch, the double crochet stitch, the half double crochet stitch, the treble crochet stitch, and the slip stitch.

Advanced Crochet Stitches

Once you have mastered the simple stitches, you might want to move on to more complicated, different crochet stitches.  

That provides a more complicated-looking crochet project (worthy of the Pinterest boards) and a lovely texture.

Although you don’t need to move away from the easy stitches you probably soon wonder what else can I try? 

granny square and hook

What are the advanced crochet stitches?

The advanced crochet stitches here include – the granite stitch (aka the moss stitch), the bobble stitch, the popcorn stitch, the crochet shell stitch, the alpine stitch, the linen stitch, the herringbone stitch, the ripple stitch, the tulip stitch, the chevron stitch, the sedge stitch, the mesh stitch, the crochet rib stitch, the puff stitch, and the cluster stitch. 

woman crocheting using up her yarn stash

Intermediate Crochet Stitches 

Once you master all the simple and advanced beginner crochet stitches you feel comfortable moving on to trickier crochet stitches. 

You can give a chance to the intermediate more unique crochet stitches.

There are many interesting crochet stitch patterns you can give a chance to, you can try making a small pattern in the beginning or add it to the edges of a more simple stitch pattern project to make it more unique and interesting.

crocheting lace

What are the intermediate crochet stitches?

The intermediate crochet stitches here include – The diamond stitch, the crocodile stitch, the cable stitch, the star stitch, the iris stitch, the waffle stitch, the loop stitch, and the granny stripe stitch. 

crochet stitches

Just Keep Practicing 

No matter your skill level when you are first trying out a stitch it can look a little bit scary but the only thing that will get you there is practice. 

Read the stitch tutorial, watch YouTube videos and practice, and it’s always better to make something small in this stitch even like a dishcloth or a washcloth until you get used to the stitch. 

This is so you don’t mess up your pattern at first and stress yourself out, and even if you mess up and need to pull out a few rows or start over, it’s no big deal, crocheting is supposed to be fun and the only way to succeed is by practicing. 

So grab your yarn and choose your next crochet stitch tutorial!

30 Crochet Stitches For All Skill Levels

30 crochet stitches for all skill levels - including beginner, advanced beginner, and intermediate.

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