Last crochet stitch pattern for March (and possibly my favorite 😊: the Foliage Stitch!
I love the lace of this stitch so much! Don’t you? I love how it resembles the green of Spring just beginning to poke its way through.
In case you haven’t noticed, nature is a HUGE inspiration for my crochet designs. There is just something super special to me about God’s creation…and I love doing my best to represent it in my work!
So, in case you haven’t heard, this stitch is apart of my Desert Blossom Stitch Along, running all throughout 2019! I am publishing four stitch patterns per month—one per week. If you haven’t joined yet, it’s not too late! Be sure to join the Stitch Along community in my Facebook group HERE.
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You can also view the master list of stitches that have been released so far by clicking HERE! There are definitely some more cool ones you will want to check out. Last week’s stitch was the Sunburst Stitch.
Want to put this stitch to PRACTICAL USE? I also designed a versatile market bag which allows you to practice this stitch, plus 2 other stitches from March! View the March Market Bag Pattern HERE!
Last thing before we get started on this stitch: I created a bundle of 4 Spring stitch patterns on Etsy which can be found here. Included is the Foliage Stitch, plus 3 OTHER lace stitch patterns (all of the ones from March!!) All the stitches are written out for easy printing. Find this bundle HERE!
How to Crochet the Foliage Stitch
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- Stitch Pattern is a multiple of 3
- Ch 3 at beginning of row counts as dc
You can potentially use any yarn and hook for this stitch. However, here is what I used:
- Red Heart Super Saver Yarn
- H/8 Crochet Hook
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Fsc a multiple of 3. (to start with a chain stitch, you will need a multiple of 3 + 1, and then a row of single crochet).
Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as a dc, here and throughout) dc in next fsc. *Ch 2, sk 2 fsc, 2 dc in next fsc. Rep from * till 4 sts left. Ch 2, sk 2 fsc, dc in last 2 fsc. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 3, dc in next dc. Ch 1, sk ch-2 sp, *2 dc in next dc. 2 dc in next dc. Ch 1, sk next ch-2 sp. Rep from * till 2 dc left. Dc in last 2 dc. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 2. *Dc4tog over next 4 dc, ch 2. Rep from * until 2 dc left. Dc in last 2 dc. Turn.
Like this pattern so far? Be sure to check out the printer-friendly version (plus 3 BONUS stitch patterns—see picture below!)
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Row 4: Ch 3, dc in next dc, ch 2. *Sk next ch-2 sp, 2 dc in dc4tog, ch 2. Rep from * until 2 dc left. Dc in last 2 dc. Turn.
Rep rows 2-4 for stitch pattern!
I recommend ending on a row 3.
I hope you have enjoyed this stitch pattern. If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact me. I would love to help!
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