The 2 Color Catherine Wheel Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #70

Stitch Description

The 2 Color Catherine Wheel Stitch is a visually appealing stitch which creates small pinwheels of alternating colors. The 2 Color Catherine Wheel is a great stitch choice for afghans and gift projects.

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Materials Used

100% Organic Merino Wool

This yarn is exceptionally soft and 100% organic. It has been manufactured to GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standards) and has an Organic Tilth certification. All of their wool is organically dyed and spun in the USA. A true American product!

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Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hooks

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.

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Double Crochet
Cluster: work [yo, insert hook, yo, draw loop through, yo, draw through 2 loops] over the number of sts indicated, yo, draw all loops on hook.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 10 + 6 (add 1 for base chain) in color A

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 10 + 6 (add 1 for base chain) in color A

  • Row 1 (Wrong side): In color A, 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, 1sc into next ch, *skip 3ch, 7dc into next ch, skip 3ch, 1sc into each of next 3ch; rep from * to last 4 ch, skip 3 ch, 4dc into last ch, turn
  • Row 2: In color B, 1 ch, 1sc into first st, 1sc into next st, *3ch, 1CL over next 7sts, 3ch, 1sc into each of next 3 sts; rep from * to last 4sts, 1 CL into across last 4 sts, skip tch, turn.
  • Row 3: In color B, 3ch (count as 1dc), 3dc into first st *skip 3ch, 1sc into each of next 3sc, skip 3ch, 7dc into loop that closed next CL; rep from *to end finishing with skip 3ch, 1sc into each of last 2sc, skip tch, turn.
  • Row 4: In color A, 3ch (count as 1dc), skip first st, 1CL over next 3 sts, *3ch, 1sc into each of next 3sts, 3ch, 1CL over next 7sts; rep from * finishing with 3ch, 1sc into next st, 1sc into top of tch, turn.
  • Row 5: In color A, 1ch, 1sc into each of first 2sc, *skip 3ch, 7dc into loop that closed next CL, skip 3ch, 1sc into each of next 3sc; rep from * ending skip 3ch, 4dc into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 – 5 until you have reached your desired length.

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