The Trefoil Edge :: Crochet Stitch #110

Stitch Description

The Trefoil Edge Stitch is a lovely little lace edging that looks like it is tipped with clovers. It would be a great edging choice for trimming any project!

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet
Sl st
Slip Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
4 sts

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Chain 4

  • Row 1 (wrong side): Ch 4 (counts as 1 dc, ch 1), [2 dc, ch2, 3 dc] in the 4th ch from hook, turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 8, Sl st in 6th ch from hook, ch 7, Sl st in same ch as last Sl st, ch 5, Sl st in same ch as last Sl st (trefoil completed), ch 2, [3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in next ch 2 space, turn.
  • Row 3: Sl st in each of first 3 dc, ch 3 (counts as a dc), [2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc] in next ch-2 space, turn.
  • Repeat row 2 and 3 until edging is required length, ending with row 2 of pattern, do not turn.

  • Work final edge as follows: *Ch 3, 1 sc in top of row-end st, rep from * across, ending with 1 sc in the top of beg ch 4, end off.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Trefoil Edge Stitch (Reversible)

Example of the Trefoil Edge Stitch


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