The Clever Blocks Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #53

Stitch Description

The Clever Blocks Stitch is a unique crochet pattern which creates a multi colored checkered fabric. This colorful stitch works great for afghans and scarves.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Advanced

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 5 in color A

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 6 + 5 in color A

  • Prep Row: With color A, 1 dc in 4th chain from hook, 1 dc in ext ch, *ch 3, skip next 3ch, 1 dc in each of the next 3ch, rep from * across, turn. Drop color A, draw color B through last loop.
  • Row 1: With color B, ch 3, skip next 3dc, *working over next 3ch sp, 1 dc in each of next 3 skipped ch in foundation ch, ch 3, skip next 3 dc, rep from * across, 1 sc in top of tch, turn. Drop color B; draw color C through last loop.
  • Row 2: With color C, ch3 (counts as first dc), skip first st, working over 3 ch sp, 1dc in each of next 2 skipped dc two rows below, *ch3, skip 3 sts, working over next 3 ch sp, 1 dc in each of next 3 skipped dc two rows below, rep from * across, turn. Drop color C, draw color A through last loop.
  • Repeat rows 2 – 3 alternating colors A, B and C throughout until you have reached your desired length.

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