The Track Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #50

Stitch Description

The Track Stitch is a simple crochet stitch that uses the double triple crochet to creates tall stitches that connect bands of single crochet. The resulting fabric is great for quick scarves and afghans.

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Materials Used


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Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hook

Skacel Addi Swing Hook was developed with comfort in mind. The handle is constructed of two plastics: one colorful and soft, and the other, white and firm. The two balance each other perfectly for just the right amount of flexibility.This is a crochet hook to love! The beautifully balanced handle rests perfectly in your hand as addi’s Turbo hook glides in and out of each stitch. With addi Swing Hooks you can say good-bye (and good riddance!) to cramped fingers forever.

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
The Double Triple (Treble) Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 5

  Pattern Repeat 
Any number of stitches (add 1 for base chain)

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Any number of stitches (add 1 for base chain)

  • Row 1: (WS) Skip 2 (count as 1 sc), 1 sc into next and each ch to end, turn
  • Row 2: 5ch (count as 1dtr), skip 1 st, 1dtr into next and each st to end, working last st into top of tch, turn.
  • Rows 3, 4 & 5: 1ch (counts as 1sc), skip 1st, 1sc into next and each st to end, working last st into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 – 5 until you have reached your desired length.

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