The V stitch is a beautiful and easy stitch that gives a great lacy look to your work. Whether it’s the base of your work or a border you’ll love how quick it is to work up and the best part is you probably already know the stitches for it!
This 2 row repeat is awesome for beginners and pros alike. The V stitch has many variations but, they are all based off this basic stitch.
This stitch is great for an open work texture in blankets, cowls, scarves, grocery bags, and so much more.
It looks great with variegated and self striping yarns as well as with color changes.
- Ch = chain
- Dc = Double crochet
- Sk = skip
- St = stitch
- <> = total number of stitches in row
- Any size yarn
- I’m using (4) Big twist value yarn in soft purple
- Any appropriate crochet hook
- I’m using J/6.mm hook
- Yarn or tapestry needle
V stitch tutorial
This pattern is for a swatch 3 and 3/4 inches wide by 4 inches tall.
Work in multiples of 3 plus 1 (example: 3, 6, 12, 15, plus 1 more chain)
Foundation row. Ch 16.
Row 1. Make a dc in the 5th ch from the hook, ch 1, make another dc in the same st, this is one V st, *sk 2 sts, make 1 dc, ch 1, make 1 dc in the same st,* repeat til you reach the end of the row, you should have one stitch left in the row make 1 dc in the last st. <4 V stitches>
Row 2. Ch 3, turn, dc in the join between the two V sts, ch 1, dc in the same st, *sk the ch space, dc in the join, ch 1, dc in the same st,* repeat this until you reach the end of the row, there should be 3 st after the last V st, dc in the last one. <3 V stitches>
Row 3. Ch 3, turn, dc in the first space, ch 1, dc in the same space, *sk the V st, dc in the join space, ch 1, dc in the same st,* repeat from *-* to the end of the row, after the last V stitch, dc into the 2 ch of the ch 3 from the previous row. <4 V stitches>
Rows 4 – 7. Repeat rows 2 and 3.
Snip your tail and tie off at the end of row 7. Then weave in your ends using your yarn needles.
That’s it, your swatch is done! You can definitely go for a lacier look by using a larger hook or a lighter weight yarn,
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