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The Triad Stitch is a unique crochet stitch.  It has lots of texture, but is lacy and open as well!

The structure of this stitch makes is a good one for any type of yarn, from lace weight to a super bulky.  You can use it in almost anything like crochet garments or blankets and shawls.

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A sample of the crochet triad stitch worked in grey yarn

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 birchwood crochet hook by Rowan Yarns.  However you may use any hook and yarn combination you choose.

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 Long Spiked V Stitch | How to Crochet.

The Triad Crochet 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.  You may work the stitch in one colour or many.  I will be working the design in a solid colour.

To begin, make a slip knot and then chain your desired number of chains.  For this stitch pattern you will need an even number of stitches for your foundation chain (multiples of 2).

For example, ch 26.

Row One:

Sc in 2nd and in each st across, ch 4, turn.

Row Two:

Work your first triad stitch. Yo, insert your hook in the next st, yo and pull up a tall loop (3 lps on your hook), yo, insert your hook in the next stitch, yo and pull up another tall loop (5 lps on your hook), yo, insert your hook in the next st, yo and draw up a loop (7 lps on your hook), yo and pull through 6 loops, yo and pull through 2 loops (triad st made), ch 1, continue making triad stitches all the way across working each of the next stitches in the last st worked.  Dc in the final st.  Ch 1, turn.

Row Three:

Sc in the 1st st, *sc in the next ch-1 sp, sc in the next st; Rpt from * across, ch 4, turn.

And that’s it!

For the rest of the pattern repeat rows 2 and 3.  Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Video Tutorial:




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  1. The video tutorial was very easy to follow – thank you!

    1. RichTexturesCrochet says:

      You’re welcome!

  2. Andina McDaniel says:

    Very pretty and delicate. Easy too. Enjoy your tutorials, they are clear to view as stiches are made and not too fast.