Learn how to crochet this gorgeous textural stitch with Kath Webber’s step-by-step tutorial, and use it to make her bright spring cowl!
Spring days call for bright colours in super-soft yarns, and this textural stitch shows off the beautiful sheen of Fyberspates Scrumptious 4ply weight silk/merino yarn. The stitch uses front post double trebles, worked over a few stitches to create this diamond lattice stitch.
FPdtr2tog= YOH twice, insert hook behind the post of treble from right to left, YOH, bring back through around stitch (4 lps on hook), YOH, bring through the first 2 lps on hook (3 lps remaining), YOH, bring through 2 loops on hook (2 lps on hook), YOH twice, insert hook behind next st from right to left, YOH, bring back around st (5 loops on hook), YOH, bring through 2 loops (4 lps on hook), YOH, bring through next 2 loops on hook (3 lps remaining), YRH, bring through rem 3 lps.
Note:- You’ll be working 2 open FPdtr stitches 3 sts apart- FPdtr2tog with 3 sts between the 3 sts.
Step 1. Make multiples of 4ch for the foundation chain plus 1 for the turning chain; Make 29ch to begin.
Step 2. Starting in 2nd ch from hook, make 1dc into each ch to end, turn. [28 sts]
Step 3. 3ch (counts as 1tr), miss 1, 1tr into each rem. dc to end, turn. [28 sts]
Step 4. 1ch (does not count as st), miss stitch at base of chain, miss next tr, then make FPdtr in to next st.
Step 5. Make 1dc into next 3 tr, with the 2nd dc worked into the same stitch as the first FPdtr.
Step 6. Make 1 open FPdtr into post of previous FPdtr, miss 3 tr posts, then finish making FPdtr2tog into next tr post to close the st.
Step 7. Make 1dc in each of the next 3 tr, working the second dc in the same stitch as the closing FPdtr.
Step 8. Repeat steps 6 and 7 across the row. Turn.
Step 9. For row 4, make 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr into each st across (working 1tr into FPdtr2tog), turn. [28 sts]
Step 10. For row 5, make 1ch (does not count as dc), 1dc into each of first 2 tr, (open FPdtr into post of previous FPdtr, miss 3 sts, continue making FPdtr2tog into post of previous FPdtr2tog, 1dc into next 3 tr) 5 times, FPdtr into post of prev. FPdtr2tog, 1dc in 3rd of 3-ch. Turn.
Step 11. For row 6, make 3ch (counts as 1tr), 1tr into each st across. Turn. [28 sts]
Step 12. Row 7 begins with 1ch, FPdtr around post of post st to the left 2 rows below, *1dc in each of next 3 sts, FPdtr2tog over between previous FPdtr, miss 3 posts, close FPdtr2tog in next post. Rpt from * across. Turn. For row 8, make 3ch, 1tr in each st across. Turn.
Repeat rows 5 to 8 for pattern.
Posh Cowl Recipe
Using Fyberspates yarn and 3.5mm hook, make 112ch to begin, then join with a ss to form a loop.
Make 1ch, 1dc in each ch around. Join with ss to first dc. Turn.
Make 3ch, 1tr in each dc around. Join with ss. Turn.
Work in first pattern row. Join with ss to first dc. Turn.
Work rows 5 to 8 6 times.
Repeat row 2. Fasten off and weave in ends.
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