by M. J. Joachim
This is a fun pattern to make and will be perfect for all sorts of projects. My first thought is of a cardigan sweater. However, the more I think about it, this might be a fabulous stitch for an afghan too.
A word of caution…
Do your absolute best to keep your dtr’s even and similar in size. This pattern can quickly end up messy and covered in loose threads, if you don’t.
Foundation row: Make a multiple of 4 chain stitches (+1 more chain)
Step 1: Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across
Step 2: Chain 1, turn; single crochet in next stitch and in each stitch across row
Step 3: Chain 3 (counts as 1st dc), double crochet in next stitch
Step 4: Make 1 double triple (dtr) in 4th stitch from hook
Step 5: Work behind dtr just made. Make 1 double crochet in each of the 3 stitches skipped
[Repeat Steps 4 and 5 across row, ending with 1 dc in last stitch and 1 dc in turning chain]
Step 6: Chain 3 (counts as 1st dc), dc in next stitch
Step 7: Make 1 double triple in next dtr
Step 8: Work in front of dtr just made. Make 1 double crochet in each of the 3 stitches skipped
[Repeat Steps 7 and 8 across row, ending with 1 dc in last dc and 1 dc in top of turning chain]
Step 9: Chain 1, turn; single crochet in next stitch and in each stitch across row, and in top of turning chain at end of row.
Repeat Steps 2 – 9 for pattern.
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