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Floret Stitch Crochet Tutorial

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The Floret stitch is an easy textured crochet stitch that works up super quick. You will make a row of double crochets and then a row of alternating slip stitches and double crochets. It is this second row that gives this stitch its lovely texture.

Information needed for today’s Crochet Stitch Tutorial

  • I used worsted weight yarn and a 6mm crochet hook 
  • Use any yarn and hook you want


  • Ch(s): chain(s)
  • Dc: Double Crochet
  • Sl St: Slip stitch
  • St(s): stitch(es)

The Details

  • 2 row repeat
  • Ch multiple of 2 + 3 more chs
  • Double crochet rows are the right side
  • Ch 1 counts as sl st
  • Ch 3 counts as dc

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Floret Stitch Crochet Written Instructions

Grab your yarn and hook and let’s get started. 

Floret Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each chain across, turn

Floret Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Row 2: Ch 1 (counts as 1 sl st), *dc in next st, sl st in next. Repeat from * across. Your last sl st is worked in the top of turning ch 3. Turn

Floret Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Row 3: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), dc in each dc and sl st across, working your last dc in turning ch 1.

And that’s it! Just repeat rows 2 and 3 until your piece is the desired size. Finish off and weave in ends

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Tips For Crocheting the Floret Stitch

Make sure you are working the last stitches in the turning chains. They are easy to miss, especially that little ch 1 from row 2. I did it a couple of times while I was crocheting this swatch.

I haven’t swatched this yet but I think this stitch would look nice in multiple colors. Don’t let my single-colored swatch hold you back.

What are you going to make with this? A scarf, a baby blanket, an afghan made with cozy bulky yarn that you can snuggle under and drink a nice cup of steaming coffee… oh sorry I went off to dreamland there for a minute.

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Floret Stitch Crochet Tutorial

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    • Heather says:

      Hola Maria! I am sorry your having trouble. You will alternate double crochets and slip stitches. After each double crochet, you will slip stitch into the next stitch. That very last slip stitch is placed in the top of the turning chain from the previous row.

      • Rhonda says:

        Hi Heather, I think there is an error towards the end of the pattern. You repeat rows 1 and 2 not rows 2 and 3. I hope this helps you. This is a wonderful pattern and works up beautifully. Try it again!

        • Heather says:

          Hi Rhonda! I’m glad you like this stitch. Repeating rows 2 & 3 is correct. Although rows 1 and 3 are both made up of double crochets, row 1 is the foundation row which males the instructions a little bit different.

  1. Irena Christopher says:

    Looks like a great stitch to use. I’m going to have a go in a striped pattern. However…are you using US or UK stitching? I can’t see that the pattern states which one xx

      • Donna Arrowood says:

        Is there a way to send me a video of the stich I’m kind of sort of new and only been doing the same stich for years and wanting to make washcloths, wanting to try something new.

    • Rosy Peña says:

      Hola Mita, yo tb no soy muy buena siguiendo instrucciones x escrito. En lo personal lo q hago, me voy al you tube y ahi busco la puntada. Ya encontre varios videos donde se explica el paso a paso d esta puntada, esta super facil y bonita. Como sea hay q darle las gracias a Heather x tomarse el tiempo d compartir. (Fijate muy bien en el video, pues a veces no lo puedes encontrar en español) Espero q te haya ayudado.

  2. Robin says:

    I look forward to trying this. I have been crocheting on and off since I am 8. It is so therapeutic for me. Thankfully not everyone thinks so which means there is always a gift to make an order to fill or someone who I can bless with a scarf or hat!

  3. Subashri Natarajan says:

    Just loved this stitch. Going to start today a shawl using this stitch. Will post once done. Thanks

  4. Alicia says:

    I love to try a new stitch. I really do like it and it sounds easy enough. I am trying to decide what stitch/pattern to use for my grandson. I made two of them using ripples and one just straight rows. He wants red white and blue, so gonna give this a shot. Hope it won’t look girly! ?

  5. Shannon Innes says:

    I love this stitch! I have made a prayer shawl for a dear friend who had cancer, and am now making a knock-off of a U-Shaped wrap using the stitch. I like that I can just sit and watch tv or listen to a book and not have to count stitches or be distracted by watching where I am in the repetition. Thank you so much for sharing this and many other stitches, patterns, and ideas!

    • Heather says:

      It would make a lovely hat. You could work a flat rectangle and seam up the sides and cinch the top closed, that way you wouldnt loose the texture!

  6. Joanna says:

    I love all your patterns. The instructions are fantastic. Had arthritis so badly, was unable to crochet for many years. Finally found topical med that practically erased all pain. Am crocheting like crazy now, using mainly your patterns. I am 75 so hence the need to feel like I should crochet more. LOL Thank you so much.

  7. Autumn Keller says:

    I love this stitch! I am working on a sampler afghan & this will be the perfect new stitch for one of my squares!

  8. Deborah Mills says:

    I’ve been making hats for people going through cancer treatment and I just loved this stitch and had to use it for a hat. I simply started a basic top down beanie and when finished the rows of increasing I began the stitch. I worked in the round, slip stitching at the end of each row and it worked!! The only think is, the pattern works to the inside so when finished simply turn the hat inside out. I love the way it came out!

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