The Basketweave Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #107

Stitch Description

The Basketweave Stitch creates woven looking fabric similar to a basket. The Basketweave Stitch would be great for afghans, heavy weight sweaters and potholders.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
dc
Double Crochet
FPdc
Front Post Double Crochet
BPdc
Back Post Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 8

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Chain a multiples of 8

  • Prep: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each ch across, turn.
  • Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), skip first st, *FPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts**, BPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), skip first st, *BPdc around the post of next 4 sts**, FPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts, rep from * ending last rep at **, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn
  • Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), skip first st, *FPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts**, BPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), skip first st, *BPdc around the post of next 4 sts**, FPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts, rep from * ending last rep at **, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn
  • Row 5: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), skip first st, *BPdc around the post of next 4 sts**, FPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts, rep from * ending last rep at **, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn
  • Row 6: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), skip first st, *FPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts**, BPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Row 7: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), skip first st, *BPdc around the post of next 4 sts**, FPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts, rep from * ending last rep at **, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn
  • Row 8: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), skip first st, *FPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts**, BPdc around the post of each of next 4 sts, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 1-8 for pattern.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Basketweave Stitch

Example of the Basketweave Stitch


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