This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the fan trellis stitch. This stitch creates a interesting fan pattern with a lot of texture. The fan trellis stitch would be great for shawls, throws, and scarves!
Row 1: (Wrong Side): 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, *5ch, skip 3ch, 1sc into next ch; rep from * to last 2ch, 2ch, skip 1ch, 1dc into last ch, turn.
Row 2: 1ch, 1 sc into first st, skip 2ch sp, *7dc into next 5ch arch, 1sc into next arch**, 5ch, 1sc into next arch; rep from * ending last rep at **, 2ch, 1tr into last sc, skip tch, turn.
Row 3: 1ch, 1sc into first st, *5ch, 1sc into 2nd of next 7dc, 5ch, 1sc into 6th dc of same group**, 5ch, 1sc into next 5ch arch; rep from * ending last rep at **, 2ch, 1tr into last sc, skip tch, turn.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.
Example of the Fan Trellis Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)
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