The Basketweave Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #335

Stitch Description

The Basketweave stitch is a great textural pattern stitch. It uses front post and back post stitches to create a woven effect throughout the fabric, and works up quite thick. This pattern is great for washcloths, afghan blocks and projects where you want bold texture.

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Chain Stitch
Double Crochet
Front Post Double Crochet
Back Post Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 8 sts plus 4

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Ch a multiple of 8 sts + 4

  • Prep Row(RS): dc in 4th ch from hk and each ch across, turn.
  • Row 1: ch 3 (counts as dc), *FPdc in next 4 dc, BPdc in next 4 dc; rep from * across to t-ch, dc in top of t-ch, turn.
  • Row 2: Repeat Row 1
  • Row 3: Repeat Row 1
  • Row 4: Repeat Row 1
  • Row 5: ch 3 (counts as dc), *BPdc in next 4 dc, FPdc in next 4 dc; rep from * across to t-ch, dc in top of t-ch, turn.
  • Row 6: Repeat Row 5
  • Row 7: Repeat Row 5
  • Row 8: Repeat Row 5

Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.

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