How to Crochet the Peaches and Cream Stitch

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!

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. 🙂

How to Crochet the Peaches and Cream stitch

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.

how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch

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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Notes

  • 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

Materials

You can potentially use ANY yarn and hook for this stitch. However, here’s what I used:

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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.

how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
First fpdc is made in the first dc of the orange shell as shown
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
Ch 1, sk next dc, fpdc over next dc
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
Up-close shot of what ALL the fpdc should look like over the 7-dc shell
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
Begin again with a fpdc over first dc of next 7-dc shell
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
Finished Row 2
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
TO CHANGE COLORS: Begin last white dc as normal. However, with last YO, drop the white and YO with orange instead.
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
Here I have transitioned to the orange. As you can see, the last dc is all white, but the new working loop is orange.

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!

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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.

how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
Ch 1, sc in first 2 sc.
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
Hook shows where you will insert your hook for next stitches. It is the MIDDLE dc of the 5 fpdc you made in the last row.
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
Hook now inserted
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
First dc of 7-dc shell made
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
7 dc shell made. Hook shows where you will insert hook for next sc. (it is the SPACE between the 5 fpdcs from the last round.)
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
Sc made.
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
Another 7-dc shell and sc made
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
TO CHANGE COLORS: On last sc, begin as usual, but YO with white and pull through.
how to crochet the peaches and cream stitch
Row 3 finished.

Rep rows 2-3 for stitch pattern!

I hope you have enjoyed learning how to crochet this fun stitch pattern.

If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to email me: [email protected] I would love to help!

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