The Diagonal Spike Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #75

Stitch Description

The Diagonal Spike Stitch creates an eyelet studded zigzag pattern. It is great for tea cozies, scarves, garments and afghans!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
dc
Double Crochet
Sdc
Spike Double Crochet: yo, insert hook into same lace that first dc of previous 3dc block was worked, yo, draw loop through and up so as not to crush 3dc block, [yo, draw through 2 loops] twice.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 2 (add 2 for base chain)

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 4 + 2 (add 2 for base chain)

  • Row 1: skip 3ch (count as 1dc), *1dc into each of next 3ch, skip next ch and work 1Sdc over it instead; rep from * ending 1dc into last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: 3ch (count as 1dc), skip 1 st, *1dc into each of next 3sts, skip next st and work 1Sdc over it instead; rep from * ending 1dc into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Diagonal Spike Stitch

Example of the Diagonal Spike Stitch (Click for Larger)


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