The Rover Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #172

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the rover stitch. This stitch creates a fun delicate pattern. The rover stitch would be great for hats,cowls, and shawls!

Video Tutorial


Chain Stitch
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 6 + 5

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 6 + 5

  • Row 1: (Right Side): work 1dc into 6th ch from hook, 1dc into each of next 2ch, 3ch, 1dc into next ch, *skip 2ch, 1dc into each of next 3ch, 3ch, 1dc into next ch; rep from * to last 2ch, skip 1ch, 1dc into last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: 3ch (count as 1dc), *into next 3ch arch work [3dc, 3ch, 1dc]; rep from * to last 3dc, skip 3dc, 1dc into next ch, turn.
  • Row 3: 3ch, *into next 3ch arch work [3dc, 3ch, 1dc]; rep from * to last 4dc, skip 3dc, 1dc into 3rd of 3ch at beg of previous row, turn.
  • Repeat row 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Rover Stitch. (Reversible)

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

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