The Peacock Fan Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #27

Stitch Description

The Peacock Fan Stitch is an easy lacy openwork stitch. It is named for the half-circle fans that it forms, reminiscent of a peacocks fanning feathers. It would look great on a hat or a shawl.

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Materials Used

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Half Double Crochet
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 10 + 2

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 10 + 2

  • Prep Row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, *skip 4 ch, 11 tr in next ch (fan made), skip next 4 ch, 1 sc in next ch; rep from * across, turn.
  • Row 1: Ch 4 (counts as tr) 1 tr in first sc, *ch 5, sc in the 6th tr of next fan, ch 5**, [1 tr, ch 1, 1 tr] in next sc; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 2 tr in last sc, turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 1 (counts as first sc), 1 sc in next tr, *skip next ch-5 space, 11 tr in next sc, skip next ch-5 space, 1 sc in next ch-1 space; rep from * across, ending last rep with 1 sc in last tr, sc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 1 & 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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