Crunch Stitch Tutorial

Sarah-Jayne Fragola

Posted on June 17 2018

Crunch Stitch

The Crunch stitch is a fast building stitch which offers a beautiful texture to any project. The crunch stitch consists of just two stitches which are repeated making it perfect for all skill levels.

Pattern use ideas

  • Blankets
  • Cushions
  • Scarves
  • Hats

Pattern notes

Written in UK terms

This pattern gives you the basic principles for the crunch stitch, designed to help you create your own projects. 

Video tutorial can be found at the base of the post.

Crochet terms

ch - Chain

ss - Slip Stitch

htr - Half Treble Crochet 

*__* repeat instructions

Pattern

Foundation chain: Chain in multiples of 2.

Row 1: ss in 2nd ch from the hook, *htr, ss* repeat until you come to the end of the row. You will finish with a ss.

Row 2: ch2 and turn, *ss in the top of the htr from the previous row, htr into the ss from the previous row* repeat until you come to the end of the row. You will finish with a htr.

Row 3: ch1 and turn, ss in the first available stitch, *htr, ss* repeat until you come to the end of the row. You will finish with a ss.

Repeat row 2 & 3 until you reach your desired size.

 

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