The Arruga Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #336

Stitch Description

The Arruga stitch is a great textural pattern stitch. It uses front post and back post stitches to create a reversible pebbled appearance throughout the fabric. This pattern is great for washcloths and projects where you want bold texture.

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Abbreviations

Ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet
FPsc
Front Post Single Crochet

BPsc
Back Post Single Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 5

  Pattern Repeat 
An even number

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Ch an even number of sts

  • Row 1(RS): Dc in 4th ch from hk and each ch across, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 1, sc in 1st dc, *BPsc in next sc, FPsc in next sc; rep from * across, sc in top of t-ch, turn.
  • Row 3: ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each sc across, turn.
  • Row 4: ch 1, sc in 1st dc, *FPsc in next sc, BPsc in next sc; rep from * across, sc in top of t-ch, turn.
  • Row 5: ch 3 (counts as dc), dc in each sc across, turn.

Repeat rows 2-5 until you have reached your desired length.

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