The Flame Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #168

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the flame stitch. This stitch creates a fun delicate pattern with a lot of texture. The flame stitch would be great for shawls, hats, and blankets!

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Video Tutorial

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
tr
Treble Crochet
dc2tog
Double Crochet 2 Together

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4 + 6

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 4 + 6

  • Row 1: (Wrong Side): work 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, *3ch, skip 3ch, 1sc into next ch, 3ch, skip 1ch, 1 sc into next ch, 3ch, skip 3ch, 1sc into next ch; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 1ch, 1sc into first sc, *1ch, skip next 3ch sp, dc2tog into next 3ch arch, into same arch as last dc2tog work [3ch, dc2tog] 4 times, 1ch, skip next 3ch sp, 1sc into next sc; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 3: 7ch (count as 1tr, 3ch), skip next 3ch arch, 1sc into next 3ch arch, 3ch, 1sc into next 3ch arch, 3ch, 1tr into next sc, *3ch, skip next 3ch arch, 1sc into next 3ch arch, 3ch, 1sc into next 3ch arch, 3ch, 1tr into next sc; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 4: 1ch, 1sc into first tr, *1ch, skip next 3ch sp, dc2tog into next 3ch arch, into same arch as last dc2tog work [3ch, dc2tog] 4 times, 1ch, 1sc into next tr; rep from * to end, working last sc into 4th of 7ch at beg of previous row, turn.
  • Repeat rows 3 and 4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Flame Stitch. (Reversible)

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

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