The Diagonal Spike Stitch creates an eyelet studded zigzag pattern. It is great for tea cozies, scarves, garments and afghans!
- Chain Stitch
- Double Crochet
- 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.
Number of Rows: 2
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.