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How to Crochet the 2 Color Catherine Wheel Stitch

How to Knit the 2 Color Catherine Wheel Stitch

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This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the 2 Color Catherine Wheel stitch. This visually appealing stitch creates small pinweels of alternating colors. The 2 Color Catherine Wheel is great for afghans and gift projects.

Materials Used in this Tutorial


KOTB 100% Organic Merino Wool

Knit Outta the Box 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!


Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hooks

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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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Chain Stitch – ch
Single Crochet – sc
Double Crochet – dc

Special Abbreviation : CL (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.

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

Pattern Instructions

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

Swatch Photos

Example of the 2 Color Catherine Wheel Stitch

Example of the 2 Color Catherine Wheel Stitch (Click for Larger)

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