The Global Connection Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #190

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the global connection stitch. This stitch creates an interesting popcorn pattern with a lot of texture. The global connection stitch would be great for shawls, throws, and blankets!

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Materials Used

Mountain Meadow Wool

Our fiber factory begins in Wyoming’s rugged mountain climate.Because it is so fine, mountain merino yarn is silky soft to the touch, insulates well, and feels delightful next to your skin.We process the best fiber from the best growers in the West, transforming it into extraordinary wool products: knitting and weaving yarns; handspinner roving; quilt batts; felt and more. Made in USA.

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Laurel Hill Crochet Hook

Crafted in a dense, hard wood, these hooks from Laurel Hill are a pleasure to own and use. Palmwood has a strong, dark grain - and these hooks are made with a large, comfortable-to-use flat surface for the thumb of your working hand. Palmwood is very dense so it can be finely polished- you feel no wood grain, just a fine smooth crochet surface.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet
Popcorn
Popcorn- work 4dc into next st, drop loop from hook, insert hook from the front into top of first of these dc, pick up dropped loop and draw through dc, 1ch to secure popcorn.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 8 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiples of 8 + 2

  • Row 1: (Right Side): work 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, *1ch, skip 3ch, 1dc into next ch, 1ch, into same ch as last dc work [1dc, 1ch, 1dc], 1ch, skip 3ch, 1sc into next ch; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 6ch (count as 1dc, 3ch), skip 1dc, 1sc into next dc, *3ch, 1 popcorn into next sc, 3ch, skip 1dc, 1sc into next dc; rep from * to last sc, 3ch, 1dc into last sc ,turn.
  • Row 3: 1ch, 1sc into first dc, *1ch, 1dc into next sc, 1ch, into same st as last dc work [1dc, 1ch, 1dc], 1ch, 1sc into top of next popcorn; rep from * to end, placing last sc into 3rd of 6ch at beg of previous row, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Global Connection Stitch. (Reversible)

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


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