This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the halley’s comet motif stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern with a lot of texture. The halley’s comet motif stitch would be great for afghans, baby blankets, and blankets!
- Chain Stitch
- Single Crochet
- Double Crochet
- sl st
- Slip Stitch
- Spike Single Crochet – insert hook below st into top of 1st round, yo, draw loop through and up to height of current round, yo, draw through both loops on hook.
Foundation Chain:4 ch joined in round
- Round 1: 5ch (count as 1dc and 2ch), [1dc into ring, 2ch] 7 times, sl st to 3rd of 5ch.
- Round 2: 3ch (count as 1dc), 3dc into next sp, [1dc into next dc, 3dc into next sp] 7 times, sl st to top of 3ch. (32sts) Fasten off.
- Round 3: Join B into same place, 1ch, 1Ssc over st st, work Picot of [3ch, insert hook down through top of sc just made and work sl st to close], *1sc into next st, 2sc into next st, 1sc into next st**, 1Ssc over next st, Picot; rep from * 6 more times and from * to ** again, sl st to 1st Ssc. Fasten off.
Repeat rounds 1-3 until you have reached your desired length.