Samosa Motif :: Crochet Stitch #337

Stitch Description

The Samosa Motif is named for the Indian pastries that share its shape. With its quick construction using only three rows and four stitches in its open loop corner design, it is a great unique alternative for those who want to move beyond the granny square.

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Chain Stitch

sl st
Slip Stitch

Single Crochet

Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Note: On the 1st and 2nd rounds, draw dc loops up to ½”

  • Base chain: 6ch, join with sl st.
  • Round 1: 4ch (count as 1dc, 1ch), 1dc into ring, *[2ch, 1dc, 1ch, 1dc] 5 times, 2ch, sl st to 3rd of 4ch.
  • Round 2: *1sc into next sp, [1dc, 1ch] twice into next sp, 1dc into same sp; rep from * 5 more times, sl st to first sc.
  • Round 3: 4ch (count as 1dc, 1ch) *[1sc into next 1ch sp, 1ch] twice, (1 long dc drawing lp up to 1 inch, 1ch, 1 long dc, 5ch, 1 long dc, 1ch, 1 long dc) into next sc for a corner group, [1ch, 1sc into next 1ch sp] twice, 1ch **,1dc into next sc, 1ch; rep from * once more, then from * to ** again, sl st to 3rd of 4ch.
  • Fasten off.

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