Bloque Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #340

Stitch Description

The Bloque Stitch is a nice solid textured stitch. Using only chains, double crochet stitches, and the occasional half-double crochet, this stitch forms into a strong interlocking pattern. An easy stitch, it would work well for bags or cushion covers.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

Ch
Chain Stitch
hdc
Half Double Crochet
dc
Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4 sts plus 2 sts.

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Ch a multiple of 4 sts plus 2 sts.

  • Row 1 (RS): dc in 4th ch from hook (sk sts count as dc), dc in next ch, *ch 2, sk 2 ch, dc in next 2 ch; rep from * across to last ch, dc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 4 (counts as hdc, ch2), *sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 ch on foundation ch (working over ch-2 sp), ch 2; rep from * across, hdc in t-ch, turn.
  • Row 3: ch 2 (counts as hdc),*dc in next 2 dc 2 rows below (working over ch-2 sp), ch 2, sk next 2 dc; rep from * across, dc in next 2 dc 2 rows below, hdc in t-ch, turn.
  • Row 4: ch 4(counts as hdc, ch 2), *sk next 2 dc, dc in next 2 dc 2 rows below (working over ch-2 sp), ch 2; rep from * across, hdc in t-ch, turn.

Repeat rows 3 and 4 to desired length.

Swatch Photos

C340-RS

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