The Climbing Vine Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #225

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the climbing vine stitch. This stitch creates an interesting vine lace pattern. The climbing stitch would be great for shawls, table cloths and wraps!

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Materials Used

LanaMundi Yarns Tajik Mohair comes from the Asht region of Northern Tajikistan which is the center of Angora goat production. Only the best quality Angora kid fleeces are used for spinning this, strong yet soft, mohair yarn. The quality of this fingering-weight, two-ply yarn and the hand-spinning and dying are excellent; however, as with any handspun yarn, you may find some slight variation in thickness and color consistency.

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Susan Bates Silvalume Crochet Hooks

These hooks have the broadest size range within the Susan Bates family of hooks. Made of lightweight aluminum; each Silvalume hook undergoes a special anodizing process, which etches away all surface impurities. In addition, each hook is heat treated for strength and durability and polished for a velvety smooth finish. Each size is color coded so you can find the size you need at a glance. The famous Susan Bates in-line head helps reduce wrist motion for fatigue-free crocheting and helps you maintain a more consistent gauge.

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Chain Stitch
Double Crochet
3dc cl
Three Double Crochet Cluster

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 4 + 2

  • Row 1: (Right Side): 3dc-cl in 6th ch from hook (skip ch counts as dc, ch 3 sp), skip 3ch, dc in next ch, *skip 1ch, ch 2, sc in next ch, ch 2, skip 1ch, [dc, ch 3, 3dc-cl] in next ch, skip 3 ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across to last 4ch, skip 1ch, ch 2, sc in next ch, ch 2, skip 1ch, dc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 6 (counts as dc, ch 3 sp), 3dc-cl in 1st dc, *skip sc, dc in next dc, ch 2, sc in next c h 3 sp, ch 2, [dc, ch 3, 3dc-cl] in next dc; rep from * across to last dc, dc in last dc, ch 2, sc in tch sp, ch 2, dc in 3rd ch of tch, turn.

Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Climbing Vine Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Climbing Vine Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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