The Crunch Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #46

Stitch Description

The Crunch Stitch is a simple pattern that creates a tightly textured fabric that looks like it has been crunched. It’s great from potholders, washcloths, afghans, scarves, and anything you want to be durable and warm.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
hdc
How to Crochet the Half Double Crochet Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 (add 1 for base chain)

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 (add 1 for base chain)

  • Row 1: skip 2ch (count as 1 hdc), *sl st into next ch, 1 hdc into next ch; rep from * ending sl st into last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: 2ch (count as 1 hdc), skip 1 st, *sl st into next hdc, 1 hdc into next sl st; rep from * ending sl st into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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