Crinkle Stitch Tutorial and Dishcloth Pattern

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Happy Thursday! Welcome to this week’s Let’s Learn a New Crochet Stitch – Kitchen Crochet Edition event. This week I am going to show you the Crinkle Stitch in this photo tutorial.  I am also going to give you instructions for a dishcloth in a  6″ x 6″, 9″ x 9″ and 12″ x 12″ size. I hope you enjoy the tutorial and patterns! Happy Crocheting!

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Crinkle Stitch Tutorial and Dishcloth Pattern

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Materials:

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Skill Level:

Easy

Abbreviations:

ch(s) – chain(s)
st(s) – stitch(es)
sc – single crochet
hdc – half double crochet
FPsc – front post single crochet
BPsc – back post single crochet
t-ch – turning chain
WS – wrong side
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Multiple:

Chain a multiple of 2+1

Gauge:

3.7 sts & 3.3 rows = 1″

Finished Sizes:

6″ x 6″
9″ x 9″
12″ x 12″

Notes:

  • This pattern is written in US crochet terms.
  • The sizes are an approximation. They will not be exact. Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet. Gauge is not necessary for this pattern but if you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.
  • Written instructions for both sizes are listed below, after the photo tutorial.

Other Tutorials:

front post single crochet (FPsc) by Oombawka Design

Photo Tutorial:

Ch 23

Row 1:  (WS) work 1 hdc into the 3rd ch from hook (2 sk chs count as a hdc)

 Row 1 cont’d: work 1 hdc into each of the remaining sts across, turn.

Row 2: Ch 1

Row 2 cont’d: Work 1 sc into the first st
crinkle5

Row 2 cont’d: *Work 1 FPsc around the post of the next hdc from previous row (to work a FPsc, insert hook from front to back around the post of the st from the previous rowyarn over, pull up a loop

yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook.)crinkle8

Row 2 cont’d: Work 1 BPsc around the post of the the next hdc from previous row** (to work a BPsc, insert hook from back to front around the post of the stitch from the previous row, yarn over, pull up a loopcrinkle9

yarn over and pull through both loops on hook.crinkle10

Row 2 cont’d: Repeat from * to ** across until you reach the t-ch.

Row 2 cont’d: Work 1 sc into the t-ch, turn.
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Row 3: Ch 2 (counts as hdc), sk the first st

Row 3 cont’d: Work 1 hdc into the next st

Row 3 cont’d: Work 1 hdc into each remaining st across, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1

Row 4 cont’d: Work 1 sc into the first st

Row 4 cont’d: *Work 1 BPsc around the post of the next hdc from previous row
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Row 4 cont’d: Work 1 FPsc around the post of the next hdc from previous row**

Row 4 cont’d: Repeat from * to ** across until you reach the t-ch.

Row 4 cont’d: Work 1 sc into the t-ch, turn.

Row 5: Ch 2, sk first st, work 1 hdc into each remaining st across, turn.

Row 6-17: Repeat Rows 2-5
Row 18-20: Repeat Rows 2-4. Fasten off, weave ends.

Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch Pattern - Kitchen Edition: Crinkle Stitch Tutorial and Dishcloth Pattern in 3 Sizes | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch Pattern - Kitchen Edition: Crinkle Stitch Tutorial and Dishcloth Pattern in 3 Sizes | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Written Instructions:

6″ Dishcloth

Ch 23
Row 1: (WS) Work 1 hdc into the 3rd ch from hook (sk 2 chs counts as hdc), work 1 hdc into each remaining st across, turn. (22)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, *1 FPsc around the post of the next st from previous row, 1 BPsc around the post of the next st from previous row** Repeat from * to ** across, work 1 sc into the t-ch, turn. (22)
Row 3: Ch 2 (count as first hdc), sk first st, work 1 hdc into each st across, turn. (22)
Row 4: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, *1 BPsc around the post of the next st from previous row, 1 FPsc around the post of the next st from previous row** Repeat from * to ** across, work 1 sc into the t-ch, turn. (22)
Row 5: Ch 2 (count as first hdc), sk first st, work 1 hdc into each st across, turn. (22)
Row 6-17: Repeat Rows 2-5
Row 18-20: Repeat Rows 2-4. Fasten off, weave ends.

Finish (optional):

You can add a simple border by joining your yarn with a sl st in one of the stitches, sc evenly around placing 3 sc sts in each corner, join in beginning sc with an invisible join. Fasten off, weave ends.

9″ Dishcloth

Ch 33
Row 1: (WS) Work 1 hdc into the 3rd ch from hook (sk 2 chs counts as hdc), work 1 hdc into each remaining st across, turn. (32)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, *1 FPsc around the post of the next st from previous row, 1 BPsc around the post of the next st from previous row** Repeat from * to ** across, work 1 sc into the t-ch, turn. (32)
Row 3: Ch 2 (count as first hdc), sk first st, work 1 hdc into each st across, turn. (32)
Row 4: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, *1 BPsc around the post of the next st from previous row, 1 FPsc around the post of the next st from previous row** Repeat from * to ** across, work 1 sc into the t-ch, turn. (32)
Row 5: Ch 2 (count as first hdc), sk first st, work 1 hdc into each st across, turn. (32)
Row 6-29: Repeat Rows 2-5
Row 30: Repeat Row 2. Fasten off, weave ends.

Finish (optional):

You can add a simple border by joining your yarn with a sl st in one of the stitches, sc evenly around placing 3 sc sts in each corner, join in beginning sc with an invisible join. Fasten off, weave ends.

12″ Dishcloth:

Ch 45
Row 1: (WS) Work 1 hdc into the 3rd ch from hook (sk 2 chs counts as hdc), work 1 hdc into each remaining st across, turn. (44)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, *1 FPsc around the post of the next st from previous row, 1 BPsc around the post of the next st from previous row** Repeat from * to ** across, work 1 sc into the t-ch, turn. (44)
Row 3: Ch 2 (count as first hdc), sk first st, work 1 hdc into each st across, turn. (44)
Row 4: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, *1 BPsc around the post of the next st from previous row, 1 FPsc around the post of the next st from previous row** Repeat from * to ** across, work 1 sc into the t-ch, turn. (44)
Row 5: Ch 2 (count as first hdc), sk first st, work 1 hdc into each st across, turn. (44)
Row 6-37: Repeat Rows 2-5
Row 38-40: Repeat Rows 2-4. Fasten off, weave ends.

Finish (optional):

You can add a simple border by joining your yarn with a sl st in one of the stitches, sc evenly around placing 3 sc sts in each corner, join in beginning sc with an invisible join. Fasten off, weave ends.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me!

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