We are on week #3 of our celebration of National Crochet Month! If you haven’t been following along, each Friday this month I will be sharing a new crochet stitch tutorial with you here on the blog. What better way to celebrate a month of crochet than to advance our skills a little by learning new stitches!
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You can find the previous weeks stitches below
Week #1: Offset V Stitch
Today’s new crochet stitch is the Trinity Stitch. I love how it looks like little stars! This crochet stitch is made up of clusters of single crochets that start in the same stitch the previous stitch ended. (much like the mixed cluster stitch I used on this ear warmer).
In this sample I used a worsted weight yarn (Bernat super value) and a 6mm hook. It created a fabric that was pretty dense. Which makes it a great option for homewares and bags! If you are working with worsted weight yarn and want a looser weave for a hat, scarf or blanket I would recommend using a 6.5 or even and 8mm hook.
Sc: single crochet
Sc3tog: single crochet 3 together (see explanation below)
How to make a Sc3tog Cluster: Begin cluster in same stitch as previous stitch worked. Insert hook back into previous stitch, yo, pull up loop. (insert hook in next st, yo (yarnover), pull up loop)x2. Yo, pull through all 4 loops on hook.
Trinity Crochet stitch Instructions
Row 1: Ch a multiple of 2 (I chained 28 in my sample). Sc in 2nd ch from hook. Sc3tog Cluster (see instructions above) starting in the same ch as the previous st. *Ch 1, sc3tog cluster starting in the same ch as last leg of previous cluster. Repeat from * across. Sc in same ch as last leg of the previous sc3tog. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in same st as ch 1. Sc3tog Cluster starting in same st as previous sc and then continuing in the top of the next cluster and ch 1 space. *Ch 1, sc3tog cluster starting in the same st last leg of previous cluster. Repeat from * across. Sc in same st as last leg of previous cluster. Turn
Repeat row 2 until piece is desired size.
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