The Wedge Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #126

Stitch Description

The Wedge Stitch creates a fun fan pattern on your fabric’s surface. The Wedge Stitch would be great for baby blankets and shawls!

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Materials Used

Imperial Yarns Native Twist

Native Twist (Imperial’s most popular product) is a single-ply, lofty yarn. The bulky weight creates a soft, smooth knit fabric, making it an excellent option for heavy-weight outerwear such as coats and sweaters.

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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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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet
hdc
Half Double Crochet
tr
Triple Crochet
dtr
Double Treble Crochet
wp
Wedged Picot – work 6ch, 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, 1 hdc into next ch, 1dc into next ch, 1tr into next ch, 1dtr into next ch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 6 + 1 (Add 1 for base chain)

  • Row 1: (Wrong Side): 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, *1WP, skip 5ch, 1sc into next ch; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 5ch (count as 1dtr), *1sc into top of WP, over next 5ch at underside of WP work 1sc into next ch, 1hdc into next ch, 1dc into next ch, 1tr into next ch, 1dtr into next ch, skip next sc; rep from * omitting 1dtr at end of last rep when 2 sts remain, **[yo] 3 times, insert hook into last ch at underside of WP, yo, draw loop through, [yo, draw through 2 loops] 3 times, rep from ** into next sc, yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook, skip tch, turn.
  • Row 3: 1ch, 1sc into first st, *1WP, skip next 5 sts, 1sc into next st; rep from * ending last rep with 1 sc into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Wedge Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Wedge Stitch. Reversible


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