Bloque Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #340

Stitch Description

The Bloque Stitch is a nice solid textured stitch. Using only chains, double crochet stitches, and the occasional half-double crochet, this stitch forms into a strong interlocking pattern. An easy stitch, it would work well for bags or cushion covers.

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Materials Used

Lion's Pride Woolspun

Woolspun, with an exquisite range of neutrals and vivid classic colors, will quickly become your go-to yarn. The 12-ply construction means that garments drape beautifully and afghans and warm weather accessories have a cushiony soft bounce to them. Sold exclusively at Michaels and LionBrand.com

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Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hook

Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hooks are lovely, and feel great in your hand. These 6 inch crochet hooks are made from specially selected, cured, and finished bamboo for an exceptionally smooth feel. Made in Japan.

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Abbreviations

Ch
Chain Stitch
hdc
Half Double Crochet
dc
Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4 sts plus 2 sts.

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Ch a multiple of 4 sts plus 2 sts.

  • Row 1 (RS): dc in 4th ch from hook (sk sts count as dc), dc in next ch, *ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next 2 ch; rep from * across to last ch, dc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 4 (counts as hdc, ch2), *sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 ch on foundation ch (working over ch-2 sp), ch 2; rep from * across, hdc in t-ch, turn.
  • Row 3: ch 2 (counts as hdc),*dc in next 2 dc 2 rows below (working over ch-2 sp), ch 2, sk next 2 dc; rep from * across, dc in next 2 dc 2 rows below, hdc in t-ch, turn.
  • Row 4: ch 4(counts as hdc, ch 2), *sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc 2 rows below (working over ch-2 sp), ch 2; rep from * across, hdc in t-ch, turn.

Repeat rows 3 and 4 to desired length.

Swatch Photos

C340-RS

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