The Winkle Picot Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #162

Stitch Description

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

Video Tutorial


Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Half Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 3 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 3 + 2

  • Row 1: (Right Side): 1sc into 6th ch from hook, *skip 1ch, 1sc into next ch, 3ch, 1sc into next ch; rep from * until 3ch remain, skip 1ch, 1sc into next ch, 2ch, 1hdc into last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: 4ch, 1sc into next 2ch sp, *[1sc, 3ch, 1sc] into next 3ch arch; rep from * ending [1sc, 2ch, 1hdc] into last ch arch, turn.
  • Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Winkle Picot Stitch. (Reversible)

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

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