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Solomons Knot Crochet Stitch

September 25th, 2022

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The Solomons Knot crochet stitch is a stunning lacy crochet stitch. I love how different this stitch can look with different weight yarns. It can look super sleek and modern made in heavier weight yarns or delicate and traditional made in light weight yarns. Either way, it’s a beautiful stitch which is surprisingly easy to do and perfect for projects such as Market bags, Lacy scarves, lightweight cover ups, tops and homeware.

materials and tools used

Yarn: Yarn and Colors Super Must Haves In Pastel Pink

Hook: 5mm Athena Hook

notes

This pattern gives you the basic principles for the Solomons Knot Crochet Stitch, designed to help you create your own projects.

Video tutorials can be found at the base of the post.

abbreviations

This pattern uses UK terminology.

Chain (ch) : Yarn over, pull through

Double Crochet(s): dc(s): Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have two loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.

Double Treble(s): dtr(s):  Yarn over hook twice, insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have four loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through two loops, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.

Special stitch:

Solomons Knot (SK) Pull up loop to around 12mm (½ inch), ch 1, insert hook between the 1st and 2nd loop of the 3 loops below hook and complete a dc (known as a closing dc)

Unsure of the differences between UK and US terms? Need a refresher on how to do your stitches? In my ‘How to crochet: A handy reference guide’ EBook I help you with all of these terms and you can always have them to hand! You will also get exclusive access to free video instructions. You can find my EBook HERE.

The Solomons Knot Crochet Stitch pattern

Chain in multiple of 4 + 2 (I have done 26)

Row 1: Dc in 2nd ch from hook. *2 SK, miss 3 chs, dc in next ch; repeat from * across. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 5, SK, miss (first dc and SK). *dc in next closing dc, 2 SK, miss (loop of same SK, dc, SK); repeat from * until you have one closing dc remaining. Dc in closing dc. SK, dtr in last dc. Turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, dc in first closing dc. * 2 SK, miss (dc and SK), dc in next closing dc; repeat from * across working the last dc in top of ch-5. Turn.

Repeat row 2-3

Final row: Ch 5, *dc in closing dc, ch 3; repeat from * to last closing dc. Ch 5, ss into starting ch 1 of previous row. 

Tie off. Sew in ends.

Video tutorials

 
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