The crochet Wedge Stitch almost resembles crochet leaves! It is worked by working long chains, that are then worked into to form triangles.
And the wonderful thing about this stitch is that even though it looks complicated, it is quite easy using basic crochet stitches. The most challenging part of the stitch pattern is working into the chain stitches.
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The stitch pattern is similar on the back and the front. It is not quite a solid fabric but would still work well in a variety of projects including your more lacy designs. You may work it in a variety of yarn weights and solid or multiple colours
Materials for this Tutorial:
For this tutorial today I will be using a small amount of Pima Cotton Yarn by Lion Brand Yarn in a single colour. It is a worsted weight yarn. The hook shown in the video below is a 5 mm birchwood crochet hook by Rowan Yarns. However you may use any hook and yarn combination you choose, even experiment with colour!Thank you so much for stopping by! If you enjoy the tutorial below, be sure to also check out some of the many other crochet stitch tutorials on my site and pin this for later! You may wish to start with the Diagonal Triple Stitch | How to Crochet.
The Crochet Wedge Stitch:
Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet Stitch
Dtr – Double Treble Stitch
Dtr2tog – Double Treble Two Stitches Together (Yo 3 times, insert your hook in the next st, [yo and draw through 2 lps] 3 times, yo 3 times, insert your hook in the next st, [yo and draw through 2 lps]3 times, yo and draw through the remaining lps on your hook. Dtr2tog made.)
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Rpt – Repeat
Sc – Single Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sl St – Slip Stitch
Tr – Triple/Treble Stitch
Wp – Wedge Picot (ch 6, sc in the 2nd ch from hook, hdc in the next ch, dc in the next ch, tr in the next ch, dtr in the next ch. Wedge Picot made.
Yo – Yarn Over
This stitch is worked in rows in this tutorial. You may work the stitch in one colour or many. I will be working the design in a solid colour.
For example, ch 26.
Sc in the 2nd ch from your hook, *Wp, sk the next 5 chs, sc in the next ch; rpt from * across. Ch 5 (counts as a dtr), turn.
*Sc in the top of the wp, working in the ch at the base of the wp sc in the next ch, hdc in the next ch, dc in the next ch, tr in the next ch, dtr in the next ch, sk the next sc; Rpt from * across until 2 sts remain, dtr2tog over the final 2 sts. Ch 1, turn.
Sc in the 1st st, *Wp, sk the next 5 sts, sc in the next st; rpt from * across, sc in the top of the turning ch. Ch 5, turn.
And that’s it!
For the rest of the pattern repeat rows two and three for as long as you would like. Fasten off and weave in your ends.
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