The Trefoil Link Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #223

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the trefoil link stitch. This stitch creates a delicate lace pattern. The trefoil link stitch would be great for shawls, scarves and shrugs!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet
dtr
Double Triple Crochet
Trefoil
Trefoil- [sc, ch 3, sc, ch 5, sc, ch 3, sc] all in ch sp indicated.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 7 + 3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 7 + 3

  • Row 1: (Wrong Side): sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch 2, skip 2ch, sc in next ch, ch 3, skip 1ch, sc in next ch, *ch 4, skip 4ch, sc in next ch, ch 3, skip 1ch, sc in next ch; rep from * across to last 3ch, ch 2, skip 2ch, sc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 1, sc in last 1st st, ch 2, *trefoil in next ch 3 sp, ch 4, skip ch 4 sp; rep from * to last ch 3 sp, trefoil in last ch 3 sp, ch 2, skip ch sp, sc in last sc, turn.
  • Row 3: ch 6 (counts as tr, ch 2 sp), *skip ch 3 sp, [sc, ch 3, sc] in next ch 5 sp, ch 4, skip next 2 ch sp; rep from * across to last ch 5 sp, [sc, ch 3, sc] in last ch 5 sp, ch 2, skip last ch sps, tr in last sc, turn.

Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Trefoil Link Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Trefoil Link Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)


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