How to Crochet the Larksfoot Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #134

How to Crochet the Larksfoot Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the larksfoot stitch. This stitch creates a delicate pattern with lots of texture. The larksfoot stitch would be great for afghans, baby blankets, and scarves!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Chain Stitch – Ch
Double Crochet-dc
Extended or Long Double Crochet (EA)- This is where you will work a double crochet several stitches below the row you are on. You will need to pull up on the stitch and allow for some additional yarn, so the stitch does not sag.

Skill: Intermediate
Foundation Chain:Multiples of 4.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    DC in 3rd CH from hook, DC in next CH, *CH1, skip 1 CH, 1DC in EA of next 3CH. Continue across from * to the end of the row.

  2. Row 2

    Ch3, 1DC in EA of next 2DC, *CH1, skip CH, 1DC in EA of next 3DC. Continue across from * to the end of the row.

  3. Row 3

    CH 4, this will count as the first DC, CH 1, Sk the next DC, DC in the next DC, work an extended DC below the 2 previous CH 1 spaces. DC in the next DC. *CH 1, Sk the next DC, DC in the next DC, work an extended DC below the 2 previous CH 1 spaces. DC in the next DC. Continue across from * for width of pattern.

  4. Row 4

    Ch4, this will count as the first DC, 1DC in EA of the next 3DC, *CH1, 1DC in EA of the next 3DC. Continue across from * to last rep, DC into 3rd ch in turn ch, turn.

  5. Row 5

    Ch3, work an extended DC below the 2 previous CH 1 spaces, 1 DC in next DC, *CH1, skip the DC, DC in the next DC. Work an extended DC below the 2 previous CH1 spaces, 1DC in the next DC. Continue across from * to last rep, DC into 3rd ch in turn ch, turn.

  6. Row 6

    Ch3, 1DC in EA of next 2DC, *CH1, skip CH, 1DC in EA of next 3DC. Continue across from * to end of row.

  7. Repeat rows 3-6 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Larksfoot Stitch. (Reversible)

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

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