How to Crochet Criss Cross Stitch

Today lets look at a fun textured stitch!  The Criss Cross Stitch! This stitch will stagger the criss cross pattern and uses the double crochet stitch. I use this stitch pattern in The Hide ‘N Seek Tunic I designed for Sugar Bush Yarns

In todays stitch you will need to know the basics including the single and double crochet stitch.  Watch these lessons below.

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For my learn to crochet series I will be using Super Bulky weight #6 yarn and a 9mm crochet hook.  You can use any hook and yarn weight but I feel learning with a larger hook and weight yarn is easier.  Today’s Lesson uses the color Salmon!

Yarn used in video series – Sugar Bush Yarns Chill

Lesson #1 will teach the ultimate basic step, HOW TO HOLD THE YARN AND CHAIN

Lesson #2

HOW TO SINGLE CROCHET (SC) AND HOW TO FOUNDATION SINGLE CROCHET (FSC)

 

Lesson #4 HOW TO CROCHET THE DOUBLE CROCHET (DC) AND FOUNDATION DOUBLE CROCHET (FDC) STITCH

Video Tutorial for the Criss Cross Stitch

 

Written Instructions:

Abbreviations:

Chain – ch

Double Crochet – dc

Repeat – Rep

Single Crochet – sc

Skip – sk

Skipped – skd

Stitch(es) –  st (sts)

Row 1: Ch 11, work 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook and in each ch across, turn—10 sts.

Row 2: Ch 3 (included as a stitch here and throughout), *sk next st, work 1 dc in next st, work 1 dc back into skd st; rep from * across, work 1 dc in last st, turn—10 sts.

Row 3: Ch 3, work 1 dc in next st, *sk next st, work 1 dc in next st, work 1 dc back into skd st; rep from * across, work 1 dc in last st, work 1 dc in turning ch 3, turn—10 sts.

Rep Row 2 & 3 for pattern

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