I’m so excited to introduce to the Desert Blossom Stitch Along the FIRST stitch using colorwork! Come join me to learn how to crochet the Peaches and Cream stitch!
For me, sometimes designs happen so randomly. I sat down here just now and attempted to write about my inspiration for the Peaches and Cream Stitch.
Haha! The key word is attempted. This stitch came about so randomly—there wasn’t really any inspiration! I just started experimenting with post stitches, and eventually this is what I got. 🙂
This stitch is actually the 23rd I’ve released so far this year. I’m doing a Stitch Along, where I share 4 new stitches per month all throughout 2019!
If you haven’t joined my Stitch Along yet, it’s not too late! The great thing about this is that you can jump in at any time. Be sure to join the Stitch Along community in my Facebook group HERE. Or follow me on Instagram to see new stitches there.
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 thing before we get started on this stitch: I created a bundle of 4 stitch patterns on Etsy which can be found here. Included is the Peaches and Cream Stitch, plus 3 OTHER lace stitch patterns (all of the ones that will be released in June!) The stitches are written out for easy printing. Find this bundle HERE!
How to Crochet the Peaches and Cream Stitch
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- To pre-order the ENTIRE Desert Blossom Stitch Dictionary, click HERE
- Stitch pattern is multiple of 6+3
- Ch 3 at beginning of rows counts as dc
- Ch 1 at beginning of rows does NOT count as dc
You can potentially use ANY yarn and hook for this stitch. However, here’s what I used:
- Red Heart Super Saver Yarn
- H/8 Crochet Hook
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Instructions—How to Crochet the Peaches and Cream Stitch:
Fsc a multiple of 6+3 (to start with a chain stitch, you’ll need a multiple of 6+4, and then one row of single crochet).
Row 1: Ch 1 (does NOT count as sc, here and throughout), sc in next fsc. Sk next 2 fsc, 7 dc in next fsc. *Sk 2 fsc, sc in next fsc. Sk 2 fsc, 7 dc in next fsc. Rep from * until 4 fsc left. Sk 2 fsc, sc in last 2 fsc. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc, here and throughout), dc in next sc. *Fpdc in next dc. Ch 1, sk next dc, fpdc in next dc. (Ch 1, fpdc in next dc) twice. Ch 1, sk next dc, fpdc in next dc. Sk next sc. Rep from * across row, except on last repeat, there will be no sc to skip. Simply dc in last 2 sc. Turn.
Like this pattern so far? Be sure to check out the printer-friendly version (plus 3 BONUS stitch patterns—see picture below!)
Click HERE for more information!
Row 3: Ch 1 (does NOT count as sc) sc in next dc. Sk next 2 fpdc, 7 dc in next fpdc. *Sk next fpdc. Sc in between next 2 fpdc. Sk next fpdc, 7 dc in next fpdc. Rep from * until 2 fpdc and 2 regular dc left. Sk next 2 fpdc, sc in last 2 dc. Turn.
Rep rows 2-3 for stitch pattern!
I hope you have enjoyed learning this fun stitch pattern.
If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to contact me.
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