Are you ready to learn one of the warmest crochet stitches around? Seriously, this stitch makes a wonderfully thick, sturdy fabric that’s perfect for projects that need a bit of extra OOMPH. If you’re looking for a way to add weight and warmth to a crochet project, you’ll love this Winter warmer. Perfect for making thick projects like potholders or sturdy bags and basket, it’s the coolest cold weather stitch you can learn. Ready to learn how to crochet the Thermal Stitch?
PATTERN USE IDEAS
PIN FOR LATER
MATERIALS & TOOLS NEEDED
Yarn: I used MillaMia Naturally Soft Aran.
Hook: Hook to match yarn and your desired gauge. I used a 5mm.
Written in UK terms
This pattern gives you the basic principles for the Thermal Stitch, designed to help you create your own projects.
The video tutorial can be found at the base of the post.
Chain (ch): Yarn over, pull through one loop on hook
Double Crochet (dc): Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull through two loops (2 loops on hook), yarn over, pull through both loops.
Slip Stitch (ss): Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull yarn through stitch and loop on hook
STS– Starting thermal stitch. Insert hook into back loop only of next stitch PLUS the unworked chain on foundation chain. Yarn over hook, pull through two loops on hook. Yarn over hook and pull through remaining loops.
TS– Thermal Stitch. Insert hook into back loop only of next stitch PLUS the unworked stitch on the row below. Yarn over hook, pull through two loops on hook. Yarn over hook and pull through remaining loops.
CTS– Closing thermal Stitch. Insert hook into next stitch PLUS the unworked stitch on the row below. Yarn over hook, pull through two loops on hook. Yarn over hook and pull through remaining loops.
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. Learn more about the eBook here.
THERMAL STITCH PATTERN
Chain to desired length plus 2
Row 1: Dc in back loop of 2nd ch from hook and across chain. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 1 (does not count as st here or throughout) STS in first st and across. Turn
Row 3: Ch 1, TS in first st and across
Repeat row 3 until you reach your desired height.
Final Row: Ch 1, CTS in first st and across.
Below you can find the left and right handed version of this tutorial. Don’t forget to subscribe to my channel 🙂
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