The Crossbill Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #118

Stitch Description

The Crossbill Stitch creates a knot design that looks delicate. The Crossbill Stitch would be great for scarves, headbands, and hats!

Video Tutorial


Chain Stitch
Double Crochet
2 Crossed Double Crochet: Skip 2 sts, 1dc into next st, 1ch, 1dc into first of 2 sts just skipped working back over last dc made.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiple of 4 + 1 (add 2 for base chain).

  • Row 1: Skip 3ch (count as 1dc), *work 2Cdc over next 3ch, 1dc into next ch; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 3ch (count as 1dc), 1dc into first st, skip 1dc, *1dc into next ch, work 2Cdc over next 3dc, rep from * ending 1dc into last ch, skip 1dc, 2dc into top of tch, turn.
  • Row 3: 3ch (count as 1dc), skip 1 st, *work 2Cdc over next 3dc, 1dc into next ch; rep from * ending last rep into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Crossbill Stitch (Reversible)

Example of the Crossbill Stitch. Reversible (click for larger image)

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