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100 Different Types of Crochet Stitches Patterns with Pictures

If you’re new to crochet, you might be wondering what all of the different types of crochet stitches are and how to do them. This blog post will show you 100 different types of crochet stitches patterns with pictures so that you can learn all of the basics and more!

I love learning new different easy crochet stitches. I am always on the lookout for new and different ways to add texture to my crochet patterns.

How many types crochet stitches are there? I don’t the exact number but there are 100s. There are lots of different variations of the same type stitch and stitch patterns with different names.

You can find lots of different crochet stitches in this blog post with pictures and free patterns.

Who invented crochet? The exact time or place is unclear but crochet has been around a long time possibly to ancient China or Egypt.

The first know written pattern came out in 1824 for Irish lace. The first patterns for for delicate items.

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This stiches guide has the basic stiches first. The crochet guide also has easy stitches which are usually a combination of the basic stitches.

I have included videos on how to do most of the crochet stitches below in both right and left hand.

Free Crochet Patterns Included

There are lots of free crochet patterns using the crochet stitches shown below. All of my free crochet patterns have a printable PDF file available for download.

There are crocheted blankets made using wool, chenille, velvet, and regular acrylic in worsted weight, bulky, and super bulky yarn.

Crochet Stitch Guides

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Basic Easy Crochet Stitches Guide: Different Types of Stitches With Pictures

1. Double Crochet Stitch

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Double crochet is one of the first stitches you learn in crochet. It is the base of a lot of crochet patterns.

Double Crochet Stitch Tutorial Right-HandedLeft-Handed Double Crochet Stitch

 How to Crochet a Double Crochet Baby Blanket Beginner Tutorial

This crochet blanket pattern for beginners is a great step by step tutorial on how to make a baby blanket. It shows all the steps to make a crocheted beginner blanket.

It uses two of the most basic crochet stitches, single and double crochet. This crochet pattern is great to learn how to crochet a blanket.

2. Half Double Crochet Stitch

picture of the half double crochet stitch

This is one of the best crochet stitches for blankets. The crochet stitch is simple to do and has a great texture. This stitch is great for showing off the yarn colors.

Learn to Crochet the Half Double Crochet Stitch – Right-Handed – Video

Learn to Crochet the Half Double Crochet Stitch – Left-Handed – Video

Blue Stripe Half Double Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

This striped baby blanket pattern uses the half double crochet stitch in this basic pattern.

The yarn uses is a worsted weight gauge 4 yarn called It Feels Like Butta from Lion Brand Yarn. I love the softness of this unique tube yarn. It is easy to work with but does need to be tied carefully.

This crochet blanket would be a great baby shower gift. You could make it to match any theme.

4. Moss Stitch

picture of the moss stitch in bulky yarn
closeup picture of moss stitch

This type of crochet stitch is a great beginner stitch. It uses the single and chain stitch to make a pretty woven pattern. This type of stitch is also called the linen or granite stitch.

Moss Stitch Right-Handed VideoLeft-Handed Moss Stitch Video

Easy Crochet Stitches Guide

4. Half Double Crochet Herringbone

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Learn how to crochet the herringbone half double crochet

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5. Even Berry Crochet Stitch

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This crochet stitch is a combination of the even berry stitch with a single crochet in between. This crochet stitch makes a raised square pattern. It does not use a lot of yarn and has an easy repeat.

The stitch shows of the opposite side from where you are crocheting. It needs a row of single crochet between the rows of even berry.

Learn How to Crochet the Even Berry Right Handed

Pink Lemonade Crochet Throw Pattern – Free Chunky Blanket Printable PDF

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This crocheted throw or crib size blanket is made with Bernat Baby Blanket Yarn colors in Raspberry Kisses, White, and Buttercup. These colors are my daughter’s favorite colors.

This is made with stripes of the even berry and single crochet.

Ombre Crocheted Throw Pattern

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Make this ombre throw pattern using Red Heart Ombre Yarn. This is an easy pattern with repeatable textures.

6. Sedge Crochet Stitch

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Sedge Stitch Dishcloth Crochet Pattern

This stitch is an easy combination of single, half double and double crochet stitches in an easy repeat. This stitch looks good in stripes with the colors interlocking.

Learn how to crochet the sedge

Pop of Color Crocheted Baby Blanket Pattern

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Make this easy colorful crocheted baby blanket pattern using cake yarn. You get lots of color with few ends to weave in. This free printable pattern is an easy repeat.

Autumn Sunset Easy Striped Crochet Blanket Pattern

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Make an easy striped afghan crochet pattern with free printable pattern. This colorful blanket is made with an easy repeat using Caron Paints Yarn.

7. Shell Crochet

I really like the shell stitch. It is and easy pattern but it looks more complicated. There is an easy two row repeat that works quickly.

Crocheted Chunky Pink Bubbles Baby Blanket Pattern- Simple Shell with Bulky Yarn

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This free babies crochet blanket pattern is made with the classic shell using double crochet.

The super bulky yarn is a lovely coral pink ombre. It is from the Dapple Bernat Blanket Yarn color line.

This yarn make a soft chenille blanket. It works up quickly with this super chunky gauge 6 yarn

More Free Shell Stitch Crochet Patterns

8. Ripple Stitch – Different Stitch

Blue Wave Dishtowel Crochet Pattern

This is one of the best crochet stitches for blanket because it is such a classic. This stitch is easy after you step up the first couple rows.

The pattern makes for an attractive blanket. There are lots of different ripple patterns.

Free Leaf Ripple Velvet Crochet Blanket Pattern – Printable PDF

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Looking for a pretty crocheted ripple throw afghan? A throw that is soft and squishy but not too hard to make?

This free velvet leaf ripple crochet blanket pattern will be a great project to try. It only has two stitches, half double and half double crochet together.

This bulky yarn is a little thinner than most chunky yarns. It is a little hard to work with so it would not be a great beginner project.

Vintage White Super Chunky Chevron Throw Free Blanket Pattern

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9. Front and Back Post Double Crochet

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The front and back post double crochet stitches are great for blanket because they are simple variation of the double crochet stitches.

Instead of inserting the hook in the top of the stitch like you normally do, you crochet around the post of the stitch. This makes a raised stripe.

Striped Large Wool Crochet Blanket Pattern

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This free printable crocheted blanket pattern is made using single and double crochet in an uncomplicated repeat of 3 colors. Try this chunky blanket pattern using Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick. This blanket is a great throw size.

Seafoam Striped Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

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10. Box Crochet Stitch

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A pretty stripe blanket with a simple box stitch repeat made with a soft yarn.The box stitch is made using double crochet, so it is an easy repeat.

This blanket is made with a worsted weight gauge 4 yarn. The yarn, Feels Like Butta from Lion Brand Yarn has a soft texture. It is a unique tube yarn that is simple to work with.

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11. Spider Stitch – Gray Modern Chunky Baby Blanket Pattern

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A free modern blanket pattern using the spider stitch and Caron Chunky Cakes Yarn.

The pattern is an uncompliated repeat that gives the unique pattern of the spider stitch in lines. I love cake yarn, because it give you lots of colors without lots of ends to weave in.

More Spider Stitch Patterns

12. Front & Back Single & Double Crochet Stitch – Ocean Stripes Super Bulky Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern – Free Printable PDF 

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A simple super bulky free Bernat yarn blanket using ocean, a pretty multicolored yarn. This pretty chunky crochet baby blanket pattern uses just 2 easy stitches so it would be great for your first project using Bernat Blanket Yarn.

13. Cluster Stitch – Free Gray & Green Quick Striped Chunky Baby Blanket Bernat Yarn Crocheted Pattern

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Use a simple double crochet cluster to make this cute boy baby blanket. This pattern is made using Bernat Blanket self striping yarn.

I love self striping or cake yarn. You get all the colors without tons of ends to weave in.

14. Granny Stripe Stitch or Cluster – Tidal Pool Chunky Crochet Blanket Pattern

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15. Moss Stitch – Beginner Chunky Blanket Pattern

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This stitch is also know as the granite or linen crochet stitch. It gives the blanket a woven look.

The moss stitch pattern is an easy combination of the chain stitch and single crochet stitch

More Moss Stitch Crochet Blanket Patterns to Try

16. Spike Crochet Stitch

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This crochet stitch is a simple variation of the single crochet stitch. You do the spike the same way as a single crochet but you insert your hook in a different row than the row you are on.

17. Half Double V Stitch

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Try this half double crochet V stitch, an easy crochet stitch. The half double V stitch uses two stitches with a chain in the middle.

18. Primrose Stitch

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Primrose Baby Blanket Crochet Pattern

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19. Double Crochet V Stitch

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V Stitch Dishcloth Pattern

The V stitch is a simple variation of the double crochet. You do two double crochet stitches in the same stitch with a chain between them.

20. Trinity Crochet Stitch

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Trinity Stitch Dishcloth Pattern

Trinity Stitch Chunky Crochet Blanket Pattern

Candy Lane Hat & Cowl Crochet Pattern

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21. Star or Daisy Stitch

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Coral Ombre Throw Crochet Pattern

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22. Herringbone Double Crochet

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herringbone dishcloth crochet pattern

This is one of my favorite easy crochet for blankets. I think it is the best because it is an easy variation of the double crochet stitch but it has a great pattern to.

Learn the Herringbone Stitch Video

Modern Herringbone Chunky Throw Crochet Pattern with bulky yarn

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A free modern throw blanket pattern using the double herringbone stitch and Caron Chunky Cakes Yarn. This is a great beginner pattern using just one stitch and self-striping bulky yarn.

This is a great beginner blanket crochet pattern. It uses just one stitch in a simple repeat with a self-striping cake yarn.

More Different Crochet Stitches to Try

23. Bean Stitch

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bean stitch dishcloth pattern

This stitch makes a pretty texture but it takes a lot of yarn. The item has a dense weave and is thick.

Warm & Cool Stitch Blanket

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This blanket pattern uses the bean and single crochet stitches. For this blanket, I used 2 colors of Caron Cakes Yarn.

24. Berry Stitch

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25. Crossed Double Stitch

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Try this double crochet dishcloth pattern. It uses the double stitch and a variation the crossed double. Dishcloths are a great beginner pattern or a way to try a new stitch without making a big project.

26. Crunch Stitch

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free crunch stitch dishcloth pattern

27. Double Cluster Stitch

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Make a cluster washcloth using the double crochet together, which is easy to learn. It makes little groups of slightly raised puffs. This stitch would be great for a blanket too.

28, Double V Cluster Dishcloth

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This double V stitch is and easy and fast repeat. It uses the double 2 together stitch in a one row repeat.

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29. Even Moss Stitch

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30. Feather Stitch

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Try the feather stitch in this dishcloth pattern. This stitch uses a lot of yarn. It is an easy one row repeat.

Colorful Striped Feather Stitch Blanket Pattern

31. Floret Stitch Dishcloth Crochet Pattern – How to

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32. Half Double Cluster Stitch

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33. Lotus Stitch

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This stitch is a more advanced stitch. The stitch takes lots of yarn.

34. Mesh Stitch

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35. Rice Stitch Washcloth Pattern

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Try the rice stitch it is an easy variation of the double stitch, front and back post double crochet. The pattern is an easy 1 row repeat.

36. Teardrop Stitch

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37. Waffle Stitch

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Chunky Waffle Stitch Baby Blanket Pattern

Make a waffle stitch blanket using front and back post double crochet stitches.

38. Wide Double Crochet Stitch

Make this easy crochet washcloth pattern using the wide double crochet pattern. The stitch is an easy variation of the double stitch. This crocheted washcloth pattern works up fast.

39. Suzette Stitch

Learn how to do the suzette stitch.

The suzette stitch is an easy combination of the single and double crochet stitch.

Suzette Stitch Patterns to Try

Alpine Stitch

Try this alpine cotton washcloth pattern. This pattern has great texture.

More Alpine Stitch Patterns

Thermal Stitch

Try the thermal stitch. It makes a thick weave with little space.

Try the thermal stitch. It makes a thick weave with little space. Make a double thick hot pad with the free PDF pattern.

40. Waistcoat Stitch

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41. Arruga Stitch

Try this easy textured cotton crochet washcloth pattern. This easy pattern uses the single and double crochet stitches.

Basketweave Stitch

Try the easy basketweave crochet stitch pattern. There is an easy dishcloth pattern to make.

The basketweave is a combination of front and back post double crochet stitches.

Treble or Triple Stitch

This is a type basic stitch to learn after single, half double, and double crochet. It is just like double crochet but you do to yarn overs at the beginning of the stitch.

Spiked Sedge Stitch

Make a soft spa crochet washcloth with this easy pattern using bamboo and cotton yarn.

This stitch is a variation on the sedge stitch which is a single, half double, and double crochet stitches in the same stitch.

Lemon Peel or Griddle Stitch

Try the lemon peel stitch with this crochet dishcloth pattern. This easy pattern is great for beginners.

This is an easy stitch that is great for beginners.

Houndstooth Stitch

Try this easy houndstooth stitch washcloth crochet pattern. This pattern is an easy combination of single and double crochet to make this striking two color combo.

Try this easy stitch and make a dishcloth or a baby blanket.

Interlocking Block Stitch

Up and down stripe washcloth crochet pattern available in a free PDF. Try this easy pattern and learn a new stitch.

Double crochet stitches are used to make this easy interlocking stripe stitch.

Mayberry Stitch

Try the Mayberry stitch tutorial with this crochet dishcloth pattern. This easy pattern is great for beginners.

There is an easy dishcloth crochet pattern to try.

Checkerboard Stitch

checkboard crochet stitch pattern

This easy stitch is made using double crochet and alternating colors.

Blanket Stitch

Learn how to do the blanket stitch with this easy square pattern. Turn the squares into a blanket.

Learn how to make this easy cotton blanket square.

More Different Types of Crochet Stitches With Pictures to Try

If you’re new to crochet, learning the basic stitches is a great place to start. With just a few stitches, you can make so many different projects!

In this blog post, we’ve shown you over 100 different crochet stitches patterns with pictures. These crochet stitches include basic, easy, and more advanced stitches, so you’ll be sure to find one.

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