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How to Crochet the Crunch Stitch

How to Crochet the Crunch Stitch

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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.

Skill: Easy
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

Pattern Instructions:

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
Example of the Crunch Stitch

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