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How to Crochet the Cotton Candy Stitch

How to Crochet the Cotton Candy Stitch

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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