The Primrose Stitch is a sunning stitch which is quick and easy to work up. After the first 3 rows, this stitch is a 2 row repeat
Pattern use ideas
- Clothing (looks lovely in baby makes)
MATERIALS & TOOLS
Yarn: Any. I used Scheepjes Softfun in Capri
Hook: Any. Same as the yarn, you can use whatever hook you need for your project. I used a 4.5mm.
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Written in UK terms
This pattern gives you the basic principles for the Primrose 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.
Double Crochet(s): Dc(s): Insert into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through both loops.
Half Treble Crochet(s): htr(s): Yarn over, insert into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through all three loops.
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.
Primrose Stitch Crochet Pattern
Multiple of 3 plus 2 for turning
Row 1: dc in 3rd ch from the hook, ch 2, dc in same ch. *skip 2 chs, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch; repeat from * until you have 2 chs remaining. Skip a ch, htr in last st. Turn
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as tr), skip next st, work 3 tr in ch-2 sp. *skip next 2 sts, 3 tr in ch-3 sp; repeat from * until last ch-sp. Tr in top of turning ch. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 2 (counts as htr) skip next st, (dc, ch 2, dc) into next st, skip 2 sts. *(dc, ch 2, dc) in next st, skip 2 sts; repeat from * until you have 3 sts remaining. (dc, ch 2, dc) into next st, skip a st, htr in remaining st. Turn.
Repeat rows 2-3.