Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Crocodile Stitch – Crochet How To

There are various variations on how to crochet the Crocodile Stitch.  The following is what I like the best.  It also seems the easiest to me. How To Crocodile Stitch The Crocodile Stitch is worked over a background row, followed by the crocodile stitch, then another background row, then another crocodile stitch row. It often is the background row that will change from crocheter to crocheter.  I like the alternating V and vertical stroke background.  The crocodile stitch is made over V stitches. Let s go Crocodile Stitch You will need a multiple of 6 +1 chain stitches to begin. Row 1: as per graph shown here. Row 2 (crocodile): This row is worked around the posts of the V stitch. 5dc down, 1ch, 5dc up. Then sc or slip stitch to top of vertical post. (Sorry, I forgot to include this in the graphs.) Row 3: another background row. Note that the V and | stitches alternate from the previous background row (R1) R4 (crocodile): Same as R2 working around the posts of the V , working up a

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