The Solomon’s Knot Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #177

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the Solomon’s knot stitch. This stitch creates a delicate mesh pattern. The Solomon’s knot stitch would be great for hats, shawls, and scarves!

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
ESK
Edge Solomon’s Knot- these form the base chain and edges of the pattern and are only two-thirds the length of MSK’s.
MSK
Main Solomon’s Knot- these form the main pattern and are one and a half times as long as ESK’s.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 2 Solomon's Knots + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiple of 2 Solomon’s Knots + 1

  • Base Chain: 2ch, 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, now make a multiple of ESK’s (approx. 3/4in / 2cm.), ending with 1MSK (approx. 1 1/4in. / 3cm).
  • Row 1: 1sc into sc between 3rd and 4th loops from hook, *2MSK, skip 2 loops, 1sc into next sc; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 2ESK and 1MSK, 1sc into sc between 4th and 5th loops from hook, *2MSK, skip 2 loops, 1sc into next sc; rep from * ending in top of ESK, turn.
  • Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Solomon's Knot Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Solomon’s Knot Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Solomon's Knot Stitch. (Wrong SIde)

Example of the Solomon’s Knot Stitch. Wrong SIde (Click for Larger Image)


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