The Crochet Curlicue :: Crochet Stitch #57

Stitch Description

The Crochet Curlicue is a fun little technique which creates a crocheted corkscrew. Its distinctive shape is made through increasing in every stitch over one row. It can be used as a decorative element in everything from jewelry to scarves and amigurumi.

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Chain Stitch
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 
Any number of stitches + 3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Any number of stitches + 3

  • Step 1: 1 dc into the 4th chain from your hook.
  • Step 2: 1 dc into the same stitch.
  • Step 3: 3 dc into the next chain
  • Repeat step 3 until you have worked all the chain stitches.

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