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How to Crochet Solomons Knot Stitch

How to Crochet the Solomon's Knot Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the solomon’s knot stitch. This stitch creates a delicate mesh pattern. The solomon’s knot stitch would be great for hats, shawls, and scarves!

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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Chain Stitch – Ch
Single Crochet-sc

Edge Solomon’s Knot (ESK)- these form the base chain and edges of the pattern and are only two-thirds the length of MSK’s.

Main Solomon’s Knot (MSK)- these form the main pattern and are one and a half times as long as ESK’s.

Skill: Intermediate
Foundation Chain: Multiple of 2 Solomon’s Knots + 1. Add 2 Solomon’s Knot for base chain.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Base Chain

    2ch, 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, now make a multiple of ESK’s (approx. 3/4in / 2cm.), ending with 1MSK (approx. 1 1/4in. / 3cm).

  2. Row 1

    1sc into sc between 3rd and 4th loops from hook, *2MSK, skip 2 loops, 1sc into next sc; rep from * to end, turn.

  3. Row 2

    2ESK and 1MSK, 1sc into sc between 4th and 5th loops from hook, *2MSK, skip 2 loops, 1sc into next sc; rep from * ending in top of ESK, turn.

Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Solomon's Knot Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Solomon’s Knot Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Solomon's Knot Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Solomon’s Knot Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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Comments

  1. Dorothy

    June 26, 2013

    Hi I enjoy the interesting variety of stitches on this site. Thank you. I have known how to do Solomon Knot for many years but am unable to work out how to do a triangle shaped shawl with this stitch. Can you suggest anything? Happy crafter, Dorothy.

  2. LAUREN MILLS

    June 26, 2013

    CAN YOU POST INFORMATION ON HOW TO MAKE THE ESK AND MSK STITCHES?

    • Johnny Vasquez

      July 17, 2013

      We demonstrate these techniques in the video.

  3. Jackie Brown

    June 26, 2013

    ohhhh!! this is beautiful! this ‘hooker’ is gonna give it a try:)