How to Crochet Bavarian Stitch in Round
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How to Crochet Bavarian Stitch in Round

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 Bavarian stitch in round.

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Crochet Bavarian stitch is a really interesting and has a lovely textured diamond shape design. This pattern looks complicated but very easy to understand if you follow the stitch tutorial in this post with step by step photos.

Normally this stitch pattern works from center out to create a large or small squares that you can use as snugly blankets, afghans and throw.

In this tutorial, today we are going to learn how to crochet Bavarian stitch in round.

You can make this stitch in solid and more than one color. For this tutorial I used one color, I used Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton yarn. If you use 2 colors, change the color after round 1 and every 2 rounds.

How to Crochet Bavarian Stitch in Round

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You will need

  • Any weight of yarns you wish to use and recommended hook size for the yarn weight you selected. 
  • You can make this stitch in solid and more than one color. If you use 2 colors, change the color after round 1 and every 2 rounds.

I used

And other essential materials and tools like

  • Scissors
  • Stitch markers
  • Measuring tape and
  • Yarn needle for weaving ends.

Abbreviations

  • ch = chain
  • st = stitch
  • sk = skip
  • FL = front loop
  • sc = single crochet
  • dc = double crochet
  • bpdc = yo, insert the hook around the post of next st back from front and again front to back, yo, pull back a loop through the st, [yo, pull back through two loops on the hook] 2 times.
  • ch-sp = chain – space
  • yo = yarn over
  • [ ] work instructions within brackets as many times as directed
  • * to ; = repeat * to the instructions.

Special stitches

  • Fan stitch: (4 dc, ch 1, 4 dc) in indicated st. (photo collage below)
Bavarian Stitch in Round
  • Bpdc8tog: [yo, insert the hook around the post of next st back from front and again front to back, yo,pull back a loop through the st, yo, pull back through two loops on the hook] 4 times, sk next sc,[yo, insert the hook around the post of next st back from front and again front to back, yo, pull back through the st, yo, pull back through two loops on the hook] 4 times, yo, pull back thought all the 9 loops on the hook. Ch 1 for secure the stitch. (photo collage below)
Bavarian Stitch in Round

How to Crochet Bavarian Stitch in Round

Crochet multiple of 6 and sl st to the first st.

Round 1: ch 1, sc in first st (image 1), *sk next ch 2, fan st in next st (image 2), sk next ch 2, sc in next st (image 4); repeat * to around, sl st to the first sc. 

Bavarian Stitch in Round

Before starting next round, sl st in FL until chain space of fan stitch. (see image below)

Bavarian Stitch in Round

Round 2: ch 1, *sc in chain space (image 5), ch 3 (image 6), bpdc8tog (image 7), ch 3, sc in next chain space of fan stitch (image 8); repeat * to around, sl st to the first sc.

Bavarian Stitch in Round

Round 3: ch 1, sc in first sc, *fan st in top of the next bpdc8tog st, sc in next sc;  repeat * to around, sl st to the first sc. 

Bavarian Stitch in Round

Before starting next round, sl st in FL until chain space of fan stitch.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until your desired length.

How to Crochet Bavarian Stitch in Round

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