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Afghan Crochet

The basic Afghan crochet stitch produces work which resembles a piece of knitting in that the finished article has quite a dense finish. This technique is also called Tunisian crochet.

In order to do Afghan stitch you will need an Afghan crochet hook which is a special long hook with a stopper on the end. This makes it look like a knitting needle with a hook! This because in this type of work you have to make a whole row of stitches on the hook before working back across them.

This video will show you how to do this kind of stitch

 

Here are some simple free afghan crochet patterns for you to learn with.

Creamsicle Scarf

Tunisian Crochet Afghan

Striped Afghan Stitch Shoulder Bag

You will need special Afghan crochet hooks for any of these projects – take a look at some of them shown below:


 

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