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The crochet lemon peel stitch tutorial is an easy one, and the stitch is made up from a very simple 1 row repeat. The stitch gives a lovely texture, just like the peel of a lemon and is a solid crochet stitch with no gaps making it perfect for making warm items and bags. The crochet stitch is also reversible and is the same on both sides, this makes it ideal for blankets and scarves.

Lemon peel stitch tutorial crochet pattern

How to crochet the lemon stitch

The lemon peel stitch tutorial is a beginner friendly crochet pattern. Its a very simple one row repeat and to complete the tutorial you will need to know the single crochet stitch and the double crochet stitch. You can use any yarn with its recommended crochet hook size to complete the tutorial.

Tutorial notes



USA Terminology (UK Translation)

  • ch – Chain
  • dc – Double crochet
  • sc – Single crochet

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Lemon Peel stitch tutorial pattern

Row 1

  • ch multiples of 2 for desired length
  • ch 1 more then start in 2nd ch from the hook
  • sc in ch, dc in next ch: repeat to end
  • ch & turn

Row 2

  • sc in dc, dc in sc: repeat to end
  • ch & turn

Row 3+

  • Repeat row 2 until you reach desired size
  • Fasten off & weave in ends