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Learn to Crocodile Stitch: 4 Easy Techniques
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Debra Arch has published hundreds of crochet, knitting, hand-applique, machine sewing, quilting and needlepoint on plastic canvas designs in various publications over the past 15 years. She has authored 10 pattern books for Annie's, she crochets and knits designs for Annie's Hook and Needle Club, and she is a frequent contributor to Crochet! and Crochet World magazines.... Full bio »

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Are you a crocheter who enjoys learning new crochet stitches? If so, you won't want to miss this exciting crochet class taught by longtime designer and instructor Debra Arch. Crocodile stitch is a favorite among many crocheters because of its interesting texture and dimension. In fact, it gets its name because the stitches actually look like crocodile scales!

In this crochet video, Debra will first demonstrate how to crochet the basic crocodile stitch used in many patterns. She'll then expand your skills with crochet lessons teaching you how to work this stitch in four amazing techniques--in the vertical, in the round, in the flat and in the circular. With Debra as your guide, you'll stitch nine pretty crochet patterns including an elegant lotus scarf, a skinny sequin scarf, easy headband and ear warmer, a beautiful cowl, cozy boot toppers, pineapple trivet, ruffled pillow and a whimsical owl purse. In this class, you'll learn:
  • How to crochet the basic crocodile stitch
  • Four techniques for crocheting crocodile stitch -- in the vertical, in the round, in the flat and in the circular
  • How to increase and decrease crocheted crocodile scales
  • How to crochet a stretchy single crochet foundation chain ideal for headbands and hats
  • Many of Debra's personal crocheting tips and tricks
  • How to crochet nine pretty and practical crocodile stitch patterns
Beginner crocheters able to chain, single crochet and double crochet will be able to successfully complete this class.

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