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Strawberry Stitch Tutorial

    The strawberry stitch tutorial is a bursting with texture and is a fun crochet stitch to learn. The intermediate to advanced stitch is a 4 row repeat and gives a beautiful single sided design. The strawberry stitch makes a very think, solid fabric. It has a fun and unique texture made from 3D strawberries. It is a single sided pattern and is great for all sorts of crochet projects.

    Crochet strawberry stitch tutorial

    How to crochet the strawberry stitch

    The strawberry stitch crochet tutorial is intermediate to advanced skill level. Its a 4 row repeat and to complete the tutorial you will need to know all your basic crochet stitches as well as knowing how to increase and decrease, work in back loops and carry colours. You can use any yarn with its recommended crochet hook size to complete the tutorial.

    Tutorial Notes

    Supplies

    Abbreviations

    USA Terminology (UK translation)

    • BLO – Back loop only
    • ch – Chain
    • dc – Double crochet
    • 5dc – 5 dc in 1 space (shell)
    • sc – Single crochet
    • sc5tog – Single crochet 5 together (decrease)
    • st – Stitch
    • When changing colours change yarn on the last stitch of the row. Carry unused yarn colour over the work and crochet over it
    • BLO sc stitches only

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    Strawberry stitch tutorial Pattern

    Row 1

    • Use red yarn to begin
    • ch multiples of 4 for desired length then start in 2nd ch from the hook
    • sc in all chains
    Crochet strawberry Stitch row 1

    Row 2

    • ch 1 & turn
    • (sc x 3, 5dc) repeat until 3 stitches are remaining
    • sc x 3, change to green on last stitch

    Row 3

    • Turn work & ch
    • (BLO-sc x 3, sc5tog) repeat until 3 stitches are remaining
    • BLO-sc x 3, change to red on last stitch
    Crochet strawberry stitch tutorial row 3

    Row 4

    • ch & turn
    • BLO-sc x 1
    • (5dc, BLO-sc x 3) repeat until 2 stitches are remaining
    • 5dc, BLO-sc x 1, change to green on last stitch
    Crochet strawberry stitch tutorial row 4

    Row 5

    • ch & turn
    • BLO-sc x 1
    • (sc5tog, BLO-sc x 3) repeat until 2 stitches are remaining
    • sc5tog, BLO-sc x 1, change to red on last stitch
    Crochet strawberry stitch tutorial row 5

    Row 6

    • ch 1 & turn
    • (BLO-sc x 3, 5dc) repeat until 3 stitches are remaining
    • BLO-sc x 3, change to green on last stitch

    Row 7+

    • Repeat row 3 to 6 until you reach desired size
    • On the final row sc in every stitch across in red
    • Fasten off & weave in ends