The Mixed Cluster Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #128

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the mixed cluster stitch. This stitch creates a fun knot pattern. The mixed cluster stitch would be great for afghans, hats and scarves!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
hdc
Half Double Crochet
MC
Mixed Cluster: yo, insert hook into first st as indicated, yo, draw loop through, yo, draw through 2 loops, skip 1 st,[yo, insert hook into next st, yo, draw loop through] twice all into the same st, (6 loops on hook), yo, draw through all loops on hook.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 2 + 1.

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 2 sts + 1.

  • Row 1: Skip 2ch (count as 1sc), 1sc into next and each ch to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 2ch (count as 1hdc), 1MC inserting hook into first then 3rd st, *1ch, 1MC inserting hook first into same st as previous MC; rep from * ending last rep in top of tch, 1hdc into same place, turn.
  • Row 3: 1ch, skip 1 st, 1sc into next and each st to end, working last st into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Mixed Cluster Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Mixed Cluster Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)


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