15 Pretty Crochet Stitches

It’s good to have something as helpful as a crochet stitch library at hand, especially if we are creating our own designs. Are you looking for some gorgeous crochet stitches to try this time? Imagine how many beautiful things you can crochet with these 15 pretty crochet stitches below! Take a look and see which one catches your eyes!

Every crocheter knows that at the core of any beautiful design is the pretty stitches used in making them. When creating your designs – whether it’s a blanket, bag, or anything else – the first thing you need to decide on is the kind of stitch you want to use.

15 Pretty Crochet Stitches

Some of these pretty crochet stitches below are very decorative and structural – they create volume, 3D elements, or fun knotty textures. Others are more subtle and delicate, but you can make them more fun by introducing colors. Experiment, create, and have fun with these pretty crochet stitches!


1. Pretty Crochet Tulip Stitch by Hopeful Honey

How can you not just adore a field of flowers that exudes colour and cheerfulness? This stitch looks sweet when featured in most crochet projects, but it would look adorable when used to crochet a baby blanket for a little girl!

Another perk about this stitch is that it happens to be reversible, meaning it looks equally beautiful on either side.

The Tulip Stitch is a lovely crochet stitch pattern. You can use it to create a pretty accent in a design, or you can use it to crochet an enitre afghan.

Pretty Crochet Tulip Stitch by Hopeful Honey

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2. Pretty Crochet Fantail Shell Stitch by Desamour Designs

The combination of a normal shell stitch with a V stitch elevates it to another level giving a stitch so beautiful, it will blow mind off!

The Fantail Shell Stitch provides for a dual texture, one the shell stitch makes it solid and gives it the shape, and two the use of the V stitch creates a beautiful drop shape lace, that makes this stitch perfect for all the fall, spring projects.

Pretty Crochet Fantail Shell Stitch by Desamour Designs

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3. Crochet Brick Stitch by My Picot

If you’re not a fan of stitches that are too girly, this one may fit right up your alley! This Crochet Brick Stitch is a very simple idea, and that’s exactly what makes it so versatile.

Mix and match different colors, change them up between “bricks” and play with them like you would with Legos! Dense structure of this technique makes it perfect in every project that needs sturdy and thick stitches,.

Crochet Brick Stitch by My Picot

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4. Crochet Catherine’s Wheel Stitch by The Spruce Crafts

Named for the spinning fireworks of the same name, this beautiful stitch creates rows of interlocking rounds or “wheels” that you can highlight with different color combinations.

The beauty of this stitch is that you can make full wheels of one color, or change up the color so that each half of the wheel is different. Multiple colors give it a completely different look versus just the one but all result in a stunning crochet piece that you will be proud to show off.

Crochet Catherine's Wheel Stitch by The Spruce Crafts

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5. Broomstick Lace Crochet Stitch by BHooked Crochet

The Broomstick Lace Crochet Stitch is one of the most unique and beautiful of crochet stitches. It’s open and airy, making it great for fall and spring projects. Broomstick lace crochet requires an additional tool to create the sweeping loops that are characteristic to this stitch. It gets its name from broomsticks being used.

Broomstick Lace Crochet Stitch by BHooked Crochet

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6. Pretty Crochet Lotus Stitch by Jewels & Jones

The Lotus Crochet Stitch is an easy and fun stitch to learn that consist of chains, single crochet, and puff stitches! A perfect stitch for adventurous crochet beginners who want to add to their stitch library. This stitch is a very pretty, yet sturdy stitch. This stitch is also a bit dense and uses up a lot of yarn.

Pretty Crochet Lotus Stitch by Jewels & Jones

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7. Crochet Strawberry Stitch by Naztazia

How cute is this stitch? This fun strawberry stitch is made with red and green yarn along with a Tunisian crochet hook. You can use this berry pattern for bags, dishcloths, hot pads and more. Anything that requires a 3D texture would look great with these strawberries!

Crochet Strawberry Stitch by Naztazia

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8. Crochet Arcade Stitch by Bella Coco Crochet

If you’re looking for a quick and easy stitch, the Arcade Stitch will not disappoint. This stitch looks incredible and is surprisingly simple with a 4 row repeat.

Work it up using one colour to create a sleek modern crochet make or add some colour to create a bright and bold make. Either way, you’re guaranteed to end with a stunning make!

Crochet Arcade Stitch by Bella Coco Crochet

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9. Mosaic Crochet Stitch by Joy Of Motion Crochet

The Mosaic Crochet Stitch creates a lovely zig zagging v-shaped crochet pattern. This crochet stitch is perfect for projects like a baby blanket, crochet pillow cover, crochet garments, rectangle shawls and more!

Quickly, you’ll realize that mosaic crochet is an easy way to create geometric shapes and to bring interesting trendy effects to your work.

Mosaic Crochet Stitch by Joy Of Motion Crochet

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10. Crochet Crosshatch Stitch by Annie’s Design Crochet

Crosshatch Stitch is a beautiful textured crochet stitch, perfect for making blankets and is reversible so it looks good on both sides!

It is similar to the block stitch you make in Corner to Corner (C2C) stitch, except you work into the chains of the ch-3, instead of the space. It makes the stitch pattern more solid and with less holes. Sometimes that is exactly what you need for a project.

Crochet Crosshatch Stitch by Annie's Design Crochet

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11. Crochet Diamond Stitch by Hopeful Honey

The Diamond Stitch is quite an easy stitch to learn and follow, and takes only a minimum amount of practice to master. In other words, it won’t be long before you’re crocheting lovely blankets, textured scarves and unique headbands featuring this beautiful stitch!

This intricate fabric looks and feels amazing and adds a beautifully sturdy feel to tyour projects, from blankets to scarves and cowls.

Find our Diamond Crochet Stitch Tutorial here.

Crochet Diamond Stitch by Hopeful Honey

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12. Crochet Lace Flower Stitch by Made By Gootie

Do you like lacy crochet stitches? If you do, you’re going to love this Crochet Lace Flower Stitch! This flower lace crochet stitch is so delicate, and not as complicated as you would think.

The flower’s petals are made with the puff stitch, while the rest of the pattern consists of chains, single crochet, and double crochet to create the lace pattern.

Crochet Lace Flower Stitch by Made By Gootie

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13. Crochet Braided Stitch by Crochet Beja

The Crochet Braided Stitch is so pretty! It is fun to work and screams texture! It looks challenging to work, but once you get the hang of it, it grows quickly!

Crochet Puff Stitches are a great way to add textur and variety to your crochet pieces. Puff stitches are a stitch that stand out! And by working them in this pretty braided pattern, they stand out even more.

The stitch does use up a lot of yarn which makes it more challenging to use in a large blanket pattern. But a blanket worked in this stitch would be stunning and cozy!

Crochet Braided Stitch by Crochet Beja

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14. Crochet Granny Spike Stitch by Annie Design Crochet

The Granny Spike Stitch creates a substantial fabric with a lot of visual interest and loads of potential for color play.  It is a very relaxing stitch to work. You can change colors every row, or every two rows, which gives the illusion of a wavy pattern.

Crochet Granny Spike Stitch by Annie Design Crochet

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15. Crochet Primrose Stitch by Rescued Paw Designs

The Crochet Primrose Stitch is a relatively easy stitch to learn and perfect for beginners. This stitch is used to create a beautiful texture in any crochet project! It adds a beautiful shell look when you work it up and makes any project a little more appealing to the eye.

Crochet Primrose Stitch by Rescued Paw Designs

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THESE PRETTY CROCHET STITCHES LIST HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE—BEGINNER TO ADVANCED.

Don’t forget to show off your pretty crochet stitches by sharing them over our Facebook Page. And if you enjoyed learning these pretty crochet stitches, check out these patterns round-up where you can try a variety of interesting stitches: 11 Open Crochet Stitches, Advanced Crochet Stitches To Expand Your Skills, and 21 Decorative Crochet Stitches. Or, check out these crochet stitch tutorials to learn more.

With a good deal of pretty crochet stitches to pick from, find a new crochet pattern to make and put your skills to the test! Have fun!