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Seamless joins for rounds. Perhaps I can avoid those messy slip stitches completely!
Seamless + symmetrical.................. step by step, a technique to achieve a seamless join when crocheting in the round. This technique achieves an almost invisible join.
How to avoid showing where the crochet stitches join. This is a fabulous tutorial with tons of step-by-step pictures.
Seamless Symmetrical (Seamless Joining) by Sarah London
crochet tutorial - create a seamless join when crocheting in the round
crochet technique to achieve a seamless join
Mr. Micawber's Recipe for Happiness: Pardon me, but your Slip Stitch is Showing ~ An Invisible Join Tutorial
The "invisible stitch" to sew together granny squares. Genius.
Rounds. They should be nice potholders !
Tutorial - how to crochet a tight join
Image 'Scrappy Blanket Love' Joining tut.. ♥ *a great little tut to show how to join squares for a nice tight join where little fingers can't get caught up ♥
How seamlessly change colors: I've been trying to figure out how to do this in the best way! So simple! I hadn't tried it this way before!
What you DON'T want: a visible join when crocheting in rounds. This tutorial shows you how to get an invisible join with crochet, using a great technique.
How seamlessly change colors
How To: Make clean, even stripes in the round from Off The Hook Crochet Design blog
Crocheted blanket tutorial showing how to join squares while crocheting (instead of just stitching together at the end). Results in a beautiful eyelet row between strips.
How to join strips as you go - The tutorial is actually to crochet a wrap