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)
- 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.
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in each chain across, turn
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
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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What are you going to use this crochet stitch for?