Wattle Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Stitch of the Week: Wattle Stitch Crochet Tutorial
This week’s Stitch of the Week tutorial is on the Wattle Stitch.
I feel that this stitch is super easy but creates a very nice texture, especially when more than one color is used.
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You ready to learn this stitch?
You will need a few things to get started, as per usual.
- Yarn—I used Red Heart Super Saver, as I usually do for these Stitch of the Week tutorials. White and Cherry Red are the colors in the picture above.
- 5mm hook. You can use any hook that the yarn you’re using recommends.
- Yarn needle (for weaving in ends)
The wattle stitch is another paired stitch, combining a single crochet and double crochet which are linked by a chain 1 between them. Being paired means they are worked into the same stitch.
The foundation row is always the hardest row as you’re working into a little chain, but afterwards, it is quite quick to work up. Just be sure to check and make sure you have the correct number of groups of stitches at the end of each row and that you do not miss working into the turning chain.
I also feel that this is a great stitch for cotton project such as kitchen and bath as well as purses and bags. Be sure to check for the Stitch of the Week pattern using the Wattle Stitch, which launches right after this post the following day.
The multiple for this stitch is 3sts + 2, plus 1 for the foundation chain. Basically, 3 sts plus 3 for the turning chain.
Wattle Stitch Tutorial:
Let’s get down to it:
Step 1: (row 1) Skip 2ch (counts as 1sc).
Step 2: (row 1 cont.) *[1sc, ch1, 1dc] in next ch, skip 2ch; rep from * to last ch, turn.
Step 3: (row 2) Ch1 (counts as a sc), skip first sc and next dc, *[sc, ch1, dc] into the next ch sp, skip next sc and next dc; rep from * to last ch sp, [sc, ch1, dc] in turning chain, turn.
Another way to explain it is to put [sc, ch1, dc] into each ch1 space across the row, being sure to put that same combo into the turning chain.
Step 4: Repeat step 3, which is the repeat for each row onward.
Don’t forget to check out the YouTube Video of this stitch for even more help with learning how to do this. You can also download a copy of this post on our Stitch of the Week section of the site to keep a copy for yourself!
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