The Basics

What is Tapestry Crochet?

If you’ve managed to stumble upon this website, you’re probably familiar with the art of crocheting and are curious about what else you can do with the skills you already have. Well, if you’re looking for a fun new technique, you’ve found it! Tapestry crochet is a type of crocheting that consists of carrying multiple colors as you go so that at any point in a row you can easily switch colors. This allows you to easily make colorful patterns and designs without having to cut off strands and weave in the ends. Wondering where to start? Here are the Basics:

Complete Tapestry Crochet For Beginners Video Series:

Lesson 1: Thoughts on Choosing Yarn and Hook
Lesson 2: How Rounds Work When Doing Tapestry Crochet
Lesson 3: How to Do a Modified Single Crochet Stitch
Lesson 4: How to Change Colors
Lesson 5: How to Prevent Tangles When Doing Tapestry Crochet
Lesson 6: How to Do a Round Base in One Continuous Spiral (Aka, Wayuu Style Base)
Lesson 7: The Basics of Reading a Tapestry Crochet Pattern
Lesson 8: How to Transition from the Base to the Body of a Bag
Lesson 9: And Easier Way to Transition from the Base to the Body of a Bag
Lesson 10: How to Make and Use an Abbreviated Graph
Lesson 11: How to Adapt a Pattern so it Fits Your Base

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Written Tutorials

Creating/Graphing Patterns
Making Your Project