This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the crunch stitch. This simple pattern creates a tightly textured fabric that looks like it has been crunched. It’s great from potholders, washcloths, afghans, scarves, and anything you want to be durable and warm.
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 (add 1 for base chain)
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Chain Stitch – ch
How to Crochet the Half Double Crochet Stitch
Row 1: skip 2ch (count as 1 hdc), *sl st into next ch, 1 hdc into next ch; rep from * ending sl st into last ch, turn.
Row 2: 2ch (count as 1 hdc), skip 1 st, *sl st into next hdc, 1 hdc into next sl st; rep from * ending sl st into top of tch, turn.
Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
Example of the Crunch Stitch
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