Learn to crochet the Alpine Stitch with this FREE pattern and video tutorial. The Alpine stitch has been much requested for a number of months and it’s easy to see why. With its increasing popularity and it’s beautiful texture, the Alpine stitch can be used for many projects.
Pattern use ideas
- Scarfs and cowls
Written in UK terms
This pattern gives you the basic principles for the Alpine stitch, designed to help you create your own projects.
Video tutorial can be found at the base of the post.
Chain(s): Ch(s): Yarn over and pull up a loop.
Treble Crochet(s): tr(s): Yarn over, insert into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.
Front Post Treble(s): fpt(s): Yarn over, insert hook around post of stitch from front to back to front, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.
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Foundation Chain: Ch in mutiples of 2, plus 1 for turning
Row 1: Dc in 2nd ch from hook. Dc to end.
Row 2: Ch2 (counts as one tr here are throughout), tr in next st and in every st to the end.
Row 3: Ch1 (does not count as a stitch here and throughout), dc in base of ch-1, dc to end.
Row 4: Ch2, *fpt around next st two rows down, tr in top of next of same row st; repeat from * to last st. tr in turning ch.
Row 5: Ch1, dc in base of ch-1, dc to end.
Row 6: Ch 2, *tr in top of next st, fpt around next st; repeat from * to end.
Repeat rows 3-6 until you reach your desired height.
Final Row: Ch1, dc in base of ch-1, dc to end.
Fasten off. Sew in Ends
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