This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the fanciful fences stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern with a lot of texture. The fanciful fences stitch would be great for blankets, scarves and baby hats!
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Foundation Row: 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in each of next 3ch, *skip next ch, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] in next ch (shell made), skip next ch, 1dc in each of next 5ch, rep from * across, turn.
Row 1: ch 3, skip 1st dc, 1FPdc around the post of each of next 4dc, *skip 2dc of next shell, [2dc, ch 2, 2dc] in ch 2 space of next shell, skip next 2dc of shell, 1FPdc around post of each of next 5dc, rep from * ending with 1Fpdc around the post of last 4dc, 1dc in top of the tch, turn.
Repeat row 1 until you have reached your desired length.
Example of the Fanciful Fences Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)