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Crochet square 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

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Puff stitch - puff.st

Stitch - st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 8 + 6

Row 1: skip 5 ch, 1tr/dc in next ch, * 1 ch, skip 1ch, 1 tr/dc in next ch; rep from *, turn.

Row 2: 4ch, * work 3 times – { 1tr/dc in tr/dc below, 1 tr/dc in space of 1ch}, 1 tr/dc in tr/dc below, 1ch; rep from *, 1 tr/dc in second ch below, turn.

Row 3: 4ch, * work 1 tr.dc in next two stitches below, 1ch, skip 1 st below, 1tr/dc in next st. Then make puff.st over previous tr/dc:

yarn over, insert the hook into space of 1 ch, yarn over, draw the yarn through the space,

repeat the preceding step 5 times.

Yarn over and draw the yarn through all loops on the hook.

Skip 1 st below, 1 tr/dc in next two stitches below, 1 ch; rep from *, 1 tr/dc in second ch below, turn.

Row 4: 4ch, * work , 1 tr/dc in next two tr/dc below, 1 tr/dc in top of puff.st, 1 tr/dc in tr/dc below, 1 tr/dc in space of 1 ch, 1 tr/dc in next two tr/dc below, 1ch; rep from *, 1 tr/dc in second ch below, turn.

Row 5: 4 ch, * skip 1ch below, work 1 tr/dc in first tr/dc below, 1 ch, 1 tr/dc in third tr/dc below, 1ch, 1 tr/dc in fifth tr/dc, 1ch, 1 tr/dc in last tr/dc, 1ch; rep from *, 1 tr/dc in second ch below, turn.

Repeat rows 2 - 5 until you have reached your desired length.


Examples of crocheted clothing:

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