The Trestle Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #121

Stitch Description

The Trestle Stitch creates a simple textured design. The Trestle Stitch would be great for hats, afghans, and scarves!

Video Tutorial


Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4 + 6.

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiple of 4 + 6.

  • Row 1: Skip 5ch, *1dc in next ch, 3ch, skip 3ch; rep from * to last ch, 1dc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: 4ch, *1sc in 2nd ch of 3ch group, 2ch, 1dc in next dc, 2ch; rep from * to last st, 1sc in tch, turn.
  • Row 3: 4ch, *1 dc in next dc, 3ch; rep from * to last st, 1dc in tch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Trestle Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Trestle Stitch. Reversible


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