I LOVE the Spiked Sedge Stitch! When I came across it not too long ago I just knew it was one that I had to learn.
This is a fabulous stitch for many reasons! It features some wonderful texture and it is reversible making it a great stitch for so many projects!
I look forward to using this one in washcloths, beanies and blankets! I look forward to seeing how you use it in yours!
This stitch is worked similar to the Sedge Stitch except that your final double crochet stitch is worked as a spike stitch into the space two rows below.
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Materials for this Tutorial:
For this tutorial today I will be using a small amount of Pima Cotton Yarn by Lion Brand Yarn. It is a worsted weight yarn. The hook shown in the video below is a 5 mm crochet hook. However you may use any hook and yarn combination you choose.
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The Spiked Sedge Stitch:
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Rpt – Repeat
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Yo – Yarn Over
This stitch is worked in rows in this tutorial.
To begin, make a slip knot and then chain your desired number of chains. For this stitch pattern you will need a multiple of three stitches for your foundation chain plus two (multiples of 3+2).
Sc in 2nd ch from your hook and each across. Ch 1, turn.
[Sc, hdc, dc] in 1st st, *sk the next 2 sts, [sc, hdc, dc] in the next st. Rpt from * across to final 3 sts, sk 2, sc in final st. ch 1, turn
[Sc, hdc] in the first st, dc in the space below the first sc 2 rows below, *sk the next 2 sts, [sc, hdc] in the next st, dc in the sp below the sc 2 rows below; rpt from * to end and sc in final st, ch 1, turn.
And that’s it!
For the remainder of the pattern simply repeat row three. Fasten off and weave in your ends.
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