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Alpine Stitch Tutorial

    The crochet alpine stitch tutorial is a 4 row repeat and gives the most amazing texture! Even though its intermediate skill level, after you’ve mastered the first few rows you should find it pretty easy. Personally, I find the alpine stitch interesting enough not to get board, while being not so complex that you find it daunting. The alpine stitch is a solid crochet stitch with no gaps making it perfect for making warm items, and he modern crochet stitch is suitable for pretty much everyone’s taste. Also, the alpine stitch is non-reversible and looks the different on both sides.

    crochet alpine stitch tutorial

    How to crochet the alpine stitch

    The alpine stitch tutorial is written as a crochet pattern with photos for clarity. Its a four row repeat and to complete the tutorial you will need to know the single crochet stitch, the double crochet stich, and you will need to know how to work into the front posts and be confident in dropping rows. You can use any yarn with its recommended crochet hook size to complete the intermediate stitch tutorial.

    Tutorial Notes

    Supplies

    Abbreviations

    USA Terminology (UK Translation)

    • ch – Chain
    • dc – Double crochet
    • FP – Front post
    • sc – Single crochet

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    Alpine stitch tutorial Pattern

    Row 1

    • ch multiples of 2 for desired length, then start in 2nd ch from the hook
    • sc in all chains
    • ch x 2 & turn
    Crochet alpine stitch tutorial row 1

    Row 2

    • dc in all stitches
    • ch & turn
    Crochet alpine stitch tutorial row 2

    Row 3

    • sc in all stitches
    • ch x 2 & turn
    Crochet alpine stitch tutorial row 3

    Row 4

    • Work all dc into sc from previous row
    • Work all FPdc into dc from the row before
    • dc
    • (FPdc, dc) Repeat until end of row
    • ch & turn
    Crochet alpine stitch tutorial row 4

    Row 5

    • sc in all stitches
    • ch x 2 & turn
    Crochet alpine stitch tutorial row 5

    Row 6

    Work all dc into sc from previous row

    Work all FPdc into dc from the row before

    • dc x 2
    • (FPdc, dc) Repeat until there is 1 stitch left
    • dc in last stitch
    • ch & turn
    Crochet alpine stitch tutorial row 6

    Row 7+

    • Repeat rows 3-6 until you reach desired size
    • Fasten off & weave in ends.