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How to Crochet the Cotton Candy Stitch

How to Crochet the Cotton Candy Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the cotton candy stitch. This stitch creates a delicate pattern. The cotton candy stitch would be great for shawls, throws and wraps!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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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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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Chain Stitch – Ch
Single Crochet-sc
Double Crochet-dc

Skill: Easy
Foundation Chain:With Color A. Multiple of 8 sts + 6.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Note

    Worked with 2 colors. When dropping a color, pull up a long loop so not to lose it. After foundation row don’t turn at the end of every row.

  2. Foundation Row

    (Wrong Side) with color A: 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch across row, turn.

  3. Row 1

    Color A: ch1, 1sc in first sc, *ch5, skip next 3sc, 1sc in next sc, rep from * across. Drop A, draw B through loop, turn.

  4. Row 2

    Color B: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), 4dc in next ch 5 loop, *ch3, 1sc in next ch 5 loop, ch3**, 5dc in next ch5 loop, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 4dc in last ch 5 loop, 1dc in last sc. Pull up long loop and drop color b. Do not turn.

  5. Row 3

    at opposite end, Color A through top of first dc, ch1, 1sc in first dc, *ch5, 1sc in next ch 3 loop, rep from * across, ending with last sc in last dc. Drop color A, draw color B through loop, turn.

  6. Row 4

    Color B: Ch6 (counts as dc, ch3), 1sc in next ch5 loop, *ch3, 5dc in next ch5 loop, ch3, 1sc in next ch5 loop, rep from * across to last ch5 loop, ch3, 1dcin last sc. Pull up long loop and drop color B. Do not turn.

  7. Row 5

    at opposite end, Draw A through 3rd ch, ch1, 1sc in same ch, skip next ch 3 loop, *ch5, 1sc in last dc.Drop A, draw B through loop, turn.

Repeat rows 2-5 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Cotton Candy Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Cotton Candy Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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Comments

  1. Lilita

    July 11, 2013

    wow! This is an easy and beautiful crochet stitch. I just finished a shrug with another one of your stitches and I believe this will be nice to make in my favorite colors!

  2. quantum_light56@yahoo.com

    July 17, 2013

    Had to post . . . the pattern was very easy for me to learn in fact there are many ideas with this stitch.
    Thank you so much

    Jojo