The Circles & Picots Edging :: Crochet Stitch #96

Stitch Description

The Circles and Picots Edging uses clever placement of shells and picots with chain stitches to create a whimsical, yet elegant edging. The Circles and Picots Edging stitch would be great for trimming on afghans, garments, and table coverings!

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
hdc
Half Double Crochet
dc
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Chain a multiple of 5 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Chain a multiple of 5 + 1

  • Row 1: 1 sc in and ch from hook *, skip next ch, 5 hdc in next ch (shell mode), skip next ch**, 1 sc in each of next 2 ch*, rep from * to * across, ending last rep at **, (1 sc, ch 1, 1sc) in last ch, working across opposite side of foundation ch, skip next ch, rep from * to * across, ending last rep at **, sc in last ch, join with s1 st to first sc
  • Row 2: S1 st in each of next 3 hdc, ch 1, sc in same st, * ch 7, 1 sc in third hdc of next shell, rep from * across, skip next hdc, 1 hdc, turn
  • Row 3: Ch 7 (counts as hdc, ch 5), *(1 sc, ch 2, 1 sc) in 4th ch of next ch-7 loop (picot mode), ch 5, rep from * across, ending with 1 hdc in last hdc of previous row, turn
  • Row 4: Ch 5, * 1 sc in 3rd ch of next ch 5, ch 7, rep from * across, ending with 1 sc in 3rd ch of last ch-7 space, skip next ch, 1 hdc in next ch, end off

Swatch Photos

Example of the Circles & Picots Edging

Example of the Circles & Picots Edging


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