The Rover Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #172

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the rover stitch. This stitch creates a fun delicate pattern. The rover stitch would be great for hats,cowls, and shawls!

Video Tutorial

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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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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Chain Stitch
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 6 + 5

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 6 + 5

  • Row 1: (Right Side): work 1dc into 6th ch from hook, 1dc into each of next 2ch, 3ch, 1dc into next ch, *skip 2ch, 1dc into each of next 3ch, 3ch, 1dc into next ch; rep from * to last 2ch, skip 1ch, 1dc into last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: 3ch (count as 1dc), *into next 3ch arch work [3dc, 3ch, 1dc]; rep from * to last 3dc, skip 3dc, 1dc into next ch, turn.
  • Row 3: 3ch, *into next 3ch arch work [3dc, 3ch, 1dc]; rep from * to last 4dc, skip 3dc, 1dc into 3rd of 3ch at beg of previous row, turn.
  • Repeat row 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Rover Stitch. (Reversible)

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

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