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Crochet cluster stitch

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Double crochet / single crochet – dc / sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Half treble / Half double crochet – htr / hdc

1 tr/dc decrease – 1dec

2 tr/dc decrease – 2dec

Font Post tr/dc – FPtr/dc

Back Post tr/dc – BPtr/dc

6 tr/dc cluster – 6cl

3 tr/dc cluster – 3cl

Stitch – st

Post stitch - Pst

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 6 + 5

Row 1: skip 3ch, work 1dec over next 2 ch (work 1 incomplete tr/dc over each of next 2st, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook), * 1tr/dc in next ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next, 3ch, 1tr/dc in next, 2dec over next 3ch; rep from *, make 1tr/dc in next ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next, 3ch, 1tr/dc in next, 1dec over next 2ch, 1tr/dc in last ch, do not turn.

Row 2: fasten to third ch of pervious row and make 4ch, * make 6cl into next dc/sc below (work 6 incomplete tr/dc into same st, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook).

Make 5ch; rep from *, work 3ch instead 5ch, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc, turn.

Row 3: fasten to first dc/sc of pervious row and make 4ch, skip first tr/dc and dec st of Row 1,

* make 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 tr/dc of Row 1, 3ch, 1dc/sc in dec st of Row 1.

Work 3ch; rep from *, work 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 tr/dc of Row 1, 3ch, 1dc/sc in first ch of previous row, do not turn.

Row 4: fasten to first ch of pervious row and make 3ch, work 3cl into first dc/sc of Row 2,

* 5ch, work 6cl into space between two loops of dc/sc below; rep from *.

Make 5ch, work 3cl into first ch of Row 2, 1htr/hdc into last dc/sc of previous row, turn.

Row 5: fasten to first htr/hdc and make 1ch, * work 1FPtr/dc over next Pst, 3ch, 1dc/sc into top of cluster of Row 2, make 3ch.

Work 1FPtr/dc over next Pst; rep from *, make 1dc/sc in third ch, do not turn.

Row 6: fasten to first ch of pervious row and make 4ch, * work 6cl into space between two loops of dc/sc below.

Make 5ch; rep from *, make 3ch instead 5ch, 1dc/sc in last dc/sc below, turn.

Row 7: fasten to first dc/sc of pervious row and make 4ch, * make 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 3ch, 1dc/sc into top of cluster of Row 4, 3ch; rep from *, make 1BPtr/dc over each of next 2 Pst below, 3ch, 1dc/sc into first ch of previous row, do not turn.

Repeat rows 4 - 7 until you have reached your desired length.

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