crochet crocodile stitch tutorial

How to crochet the Crocodile Stitch

How to crochet the Crocodile stitch Free Crochet Tutorial

This tutorial uses UK stitch abbreviation. If you are used to use US stitch abbreviation use DC where the patterns says TR.

How to crochet crocodile stitch

Start by crochet a chain with a multiple of 3 (+ 3 for foundation chain).

In this example start by ch 39.

Round 1. 1 tr in 3rd ch from hook. *Ch 2, sk 2 chs, 2 tr in next ch,*, repeat between ** to end.

The shells are now to be crochet on to the 2-tr groups as described below.

Round 2. Ch 1, crochet 5 tr down the 1st tr of the 2-tr group (last tr previous row), ch 1 and insert hook from left to right (looking directly at the work), crochet 5 tr up the next tr (you have now crocheted a Shell), *sk next 2-tr-group, crochet shell in next 2-tr group*, continue to end of row.

Round 3. Turn work over, ch 2, *2 tr into the center of last shell, ch 2, 2 tr in the middle of 2-tr-group (the 2-tr group you skipped previous row), ch 2*, repeat between ** to end of row, ending with 2 tr in center of shell.

Continue creating your next row of Shells. Repeat round 2 and round 3 until you have the desired length.

Step by step crocodile stitch tutorial with images

crochet crocodile stitch tutorial
Crochet down the 1st treble of 2-tr group.
crochet crocodile stitch tutorial
On 2nd treble of 2-tr group insert hook from left to right and crochet down the treble.
crochet crocodile stitch tutorial
Round 3, ch 2, 2 tr in between shells and in middle of shells.

Free Crochet Pattern using Crocodile Stitch

Crochet tank top pattern free crochet tank top pattern


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.