The Odd Forked Cluster Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #141

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the odd forked cluster stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate looking pattern. The odd forked cluster stitch would be great for sweaters, baby booties, and hats!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
hdc
Half Double Crochet
OFC
Odd Forked Cluster- yo, insert hook into ch or st as indicated, yo, draw loop through, yo, draw through 2 loops, inserting hook into next ch or st, yo, draw loop through, yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Any number of sts + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Any number of sts + 2.

  • Row 1: Skip 2ch (count as 1hdc), 1OFC inserting hook first into 3rd then 4th ch from hook, *1OFC inserting hook first into same ch as previous OFC then into next ch; rep from * until 1ch remains, 1hdc into last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: 2ch (count as 1hdc), 1OFC inserting hook into 1st st then into next st, *1OFC inserting hook into sae st as previous OFC then into next st; rep from * ending 1hdc into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Odd Forked Cluster Stitch. (Reversible)

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


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