The Blackberry Salad :: Crochet Stitch #166

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the blackberry salad stitch. This stitch creates a fun textured pattern. The blackberry salad stitch would be great for afghans, scarves and baby blankets!

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Materials Used

Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

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Crystal Palace 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
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet
dc5tog
Double Crochet 5 Together


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 4 + 1

  • Row 1: (Right Side): skip 3ch (count as 1dc), 1dc into each ch to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 1ch, 1sc into each of first 2 sts, *working dc5tog into next st, 1sc into each of next 3 sts; rep from * to last 3 sts, working dc5tog into next st, 1sc into each of last 2 sts (including top of tch), turn.
  • Row 3: 3ch (count as 1dc), skip first st, 1dc into each st to end, skip tch, turn.
  • Row 4: 1ch, 1sc into each of first 4 sts, *work dc5tog into next st, 1sc into each of next 3 sts; rep from * to the last ch st, sc into top of turn ch, turn.
  • Row 5: 3ch (count as 1dc), skip first st, 1dc into each st to end, skip tch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2-5 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Blackberry Salad Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Blackberry Salad Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Blackberry Salad Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Blackberry Salad Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)


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