The Crinkle Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #153

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the crinkle stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern. The crinkle stitch would be great for hats, blankets and baby booties!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
hdc
Half Double Crochet
sc/rf
Raised Single Crochet at the Front of Fabric – insert the hook from in front and from right to left around the stem of the appropriate stitch, and complete the stitch normally.
sc/rb
Raised Single Crochet at the Back of Fabric (sc/rb)- insert the hook from behind and from left to right around the stem of the appropriate stitch, and complete the stitch normally.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiples of 2

  • Row 1: (Wrong Side): Skip 2ch (count as 1hdc), 1hdc into each ch to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 1ch, 1sc into 1st st, *1sc/rf round next st, 1sc/rb round next st; rep from * ending 1sc into top of tch, turn.
  • Row 3: 2ch (count as 1hdc), skip 1st st, 1hdc into next and each st to end, skip tch, turn.
  • Row 4: 1ch, 1sc into 1st st, *1sc/rb round next st, 1sc/rf round next st; rep from * ending 1sc into top of tch, turn.
  • Row 5: 2ch (count as 1hdc), skip 1st st, 1hdc into next and each st to end, skip tch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2-5 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Crinkle Stitch. (Reversible)

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


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