Crochet Granny Stripe Stitch Tutorial for Beginners
Learning new crochet stitch is like a turning new page of the book of your crochet life. In this chapter, we are going to learn how to crochet Granny Stripe Stitch.
Crochet granny stripe stitch great for baby blankets, afghans, washcloths, pillows and scarves.
You will need
- Any weight of yarns you wish to use and recommended hook size for the yarn weight you selected. (select two or more colors to make a stripe)
- #4-Medium / Worsted / Cotton yarns in two colors
- I-9, 5.5mm crochet hook
And other essential materials and tools like
- Stitch markers
- Measuring tape and
- Yarn needle for weaving ends.
- ch = chain
- sc = single stitch
- dc = double crochet
- st = stitch
- sk = skip
- beg = beginning
- * to = repeat * to the instructions.
- 3-dc shell = 3 dc in indicated st.
How to Crochet Granny Stripe Stitch
Crochet multiple of 3 + 2
Row 1: sc in second ch from the hook, sc in each st across, turn the work.
Row 2: ch 3 (count as st), dc in first st, *sk next 2 sts, 3-dc shell (see special stitches above) in next st; repeat until last 3 sts remain, sk next 2 sts, 2 dc in last st, turn the work.
Row 3: ch 3 (count as st), sk first two sts, 3-dc shell into the first space between shells in the previous row, *sk next shell, 3-dc shell into space between shells in the previous row; repeat until last space, 1 dc in top of the ch 3, turn the work.
Cut the yarn and join new color. How?
Do not finish the last stitch in the previous row. keep 2 loops on the hook. Drop the old color, get the new color yarn and pull a loop through the two loops on the hook. Continue with the new color. 🙂
Row 4: ch 3 (count as st), dc in first st, *sk next shell, 3-dc shell into space between shells in the previous row; repeat until last space, sk last shell, 2 dc in top of the ch 3, turn the work.
Row 5: ch 3 (count as st), sk first two sts, 3-dc shell into the first space between shells in the previous row, *sk next shell, 3-dc shell into space between the previous row; repeat until last space, 1 dc in top of the ch 3, turn the work.
Repeat rows 4 and 5 until you want.
Last row for finishing
ch 1, sc in first st, sc in each st across, Fasten off and weave the ends. That’s all! 🙂
Hope to see you soon with a new chapter! 🙂
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