"Wrap Map" schematic for the Eilanner Shawl, an Advanced-Intermediate Tunisian crochet pattern.

Beyond Basic Crochet

Above is most of the “Wrap Map” for Eilanner, a Tunisian crochet pattern rated Experienced Skill Level.

This section is for crocheters who are comfortable with the basics. (How do you know if you’re ready? Have a look at Crochet Basics in Depth.)

It feels so natural to progress along a flow of crochet experiences that it’s easy to forget how unique our own crochet skill sets become. When we attend crochet conferences, I see us as walking worlds of art: building one-of-a-kind inner “crazy quilts” of crochet experience, and following our own individualized learning plans.

Beyond the Basics Tips & Tutorials

I wrote the tutorials, tips, and tweaks for this section with an eye toward connecting them to specific basic principles, rather than to a standard skill levelWe’re all crochet specialists and beginners simultaneously, in different ways.

  1. How to Crochet Love Knots
  2. Crocheting the Love Knot Mesh
  3. Foundation Star Stitches, Step by Step
  4. How to Increase Tunisian Stitch Blocks
  5. When to Crochet BETWEEN Top Loops

Crochet Patterns by Skill Level

For Beginner- and Easy-level patterns, see the Crochet Basics, in Depth page. Note: if a pattern has more than one skill-level tag, it means the pattern includes options or variations that vary in skill level.

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  • View all blog posts tagged with stitch tech
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