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with Tamara Kelly
Online Class

Crochet Crocodile Stitch

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Tip the scales in a fun, textural direction with the crocodile stitch! Join Moogly founder Tamara Kelly as she guides you through the steps you need. During class, Tamara starts with techniques for the basic crocodile stitch before moving on to shaping with increases and decreases. Want to try out your new skills? You'll work a fun pillow project as you get some practice working with written patterns. Tamara will even teach you how to work crocodile stitch in the round, create fun edgings and add fabulous embellishments! By the end of class, you'll be able to bring your crocodile-stitch skills to nearly any project, for results that say, "Why don't you stay for a while, crocodile?"


  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h38m

Included in this Class

1. Stitch How-To: Rows

1. Stitch How-To: Rows

Meet Moogly mastermind Tamara Kelly, who begins with a quick conversation about how crocodile stitch works. Then, follow along to create your base layer of mesh crochet, and learn how to create the additional layers that will become your crocodile scales. That's the crocodile stitch!

2. Stitch How-To: Increases & Decreases

2. Stitch How-To: Increases & Decreases

Discover how to shape your scales for more versatility. Tamara starts with three scales and works up to five scales, demonstrating increases along the way. Want to work back to a single stitch? This lesson ends with the decreases you need to make it.

3. Project Practice: Pillow

3. Project Practice: Pillow

Put your newfound skills to the test with a crocodile stitch pillow project! Since crocodile stitch patterns are written a few different ways, Tamara shows you how to easily navigate the differences and follow along. Then, learn to set up for your project, work your pillow and bring the two sides together with a neat seam job.