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The alternate stitch is a very simple stitch that provides texture and visual appeal to your projects. If you can make a single crochet, you can make the alternate stitch. In this post you will find a video to teach the stitch, written instructions, and a written and charted pattern for a practice piece.
For this tutorial I used Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice yarn and a US I/9/5.5mm crochet hook.
This video will teach you the alternate stitch
Here are the written instructions for this stitch.
ch ~ chain
sc ~ single crochet
st(s) ~ stitch(es)
Row 1: Ch an even number of sts, 2 sc in the second ch from hook, * skip 1 ch, 2 sc in the next ch, repeat from * to end of row.
Row 2: 2 sc in the second st, *skip 1, 2 sc in next st, repeat from * to end of row.
Repeat row 2 for pattern.
Row 1: Ch 20, 2 sc in the second ch from hook, * skip 1 ch, 2 sc in the next ch, repeat from * to end of row. ~ 20 sc
Row 2~18: 2 sc in the second st, *skip 1, 2 sc in next st, repeat from * to end of row. ~ 20 sc
And here is a chart for the practice piece:
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