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Crochet shamrock 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

Slip stitch - slt

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Double treble / Triple crochet – dtr/tr

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 15 + 7

Row 1: Skip 5ch, * 1dtr/tr in next ch, 6ch, skip 5ch, 1dc/sc in next, 4ch, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in next, 6ch, skip 5ch; rep from*, 1dtr/tr in each of next 2ch, turn.

Row 2: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in second dtr/tr below, * 2ch, 4tr/dc in space of 6ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 4ch, make shamrock:

Make 4ch and slt in fourth ch from hook. Make 4ch,

[ 1dc/sc in ring of 4ch, 3ch] – work 2 times, 1dc/sc in ring.

Work 1dc/sc + 6tr/dc + 1dc/sc in each space of 3ch.

Continue crochet the row. Work 1dc/sc in same space of 4ch, 3ch, 4tr/dc in space of 6ch, 2ch, 1dc/sc in dtr/tr below; rep from *, work 1dc/sc in fifth ch and turn.

Row 3: Make 5ch, 1dtr/tr in second st, 3ch, * 1dc/sc in first tr/dc below, 6ch, 1dc/sc in fourth tr/dc of middle part of shamrock, 6ch, skip 3tr/dc, 1dc/sc in fourth tr/dc, 4ch; rep from *, make 3ch instead 4ch, 1dtr/tr in dc/sc below, 1dtr/tr in second ch, turn..

Row 4: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in second dtr/tr, 3ch, * 4tr/dc in space of 6ch, 2ch, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 2ch, 4tr/dc in next space of 6ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 4ch, make shamrock, 1dc/sc in same space of 4ch, 3ch; rep from *, 4tr/dc in space of 6ch, 2ch, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below, 2ch, 4tr/dc in next space of 6ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in dtr/tr, 1dc/sc in fifth ch, turn.

Row 5: Make 5ch, 1dtr/tr in second st, *6ch, skip 3tr/dc, 1dc/sc in fourth tr/dc, 4ch, 1dc/sc in first tr/dc below, 6ch, 1dc/sc in fourth tr/dc of middle part of shamrock; rep from *, 6ch, skip 3tr/dc, 1dc/sc in fourth tr/dc, 4ch, 1dc/sc in first tr/dc below, 6ch, 1dtr/tr in dc/sc below, 1dtr/tr in second ch, turn.

Row 6: Make 2ch, 1dc/sc in second dtr/tr below, * 2ch, 4tr/dc in space of 6ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space of 4ch, make shamrock, 1dc/sc in same space of 4ch, 3ch, 4tr/dc in space of 6ch, 2ch, 1dc/sc in dc/sc below; rep from *, work 1dc/sc in dtr/tr ( instead 1dc/sc in dc/sc), 1dc/sc in fifth ch and turn.

Repeat rows 3 – 6 until you have reached your desired length.

Wool – 100%

Multicolored / Cotton – 100%

Colors & rows: 1 & 2 – grey; 3 & 4 – dark green; 5 & 6 – green; 7 & 8 – grey; 9 & 10 – dark pink; 11 & 12 – light pink; 13 & 14 – grey.

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