How to Crochet Thistle Stitch ~ A Crochet Stitch Guide
Crochet stitches used:
Double Crochet (dc)
Other crochet abbreviations:
Foundation Row (FR)
Crochet Thistle Stitch Tutorial
This pattern uses US stitch abbreviation.
Thistle stitch needs a multiple of 7 sts + 2, add 2 ch for the foundation chain. In this example, chain 18.
FR. Ch 18, 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, sk 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch, sk 2 ch, 1 dc in each of next 2 ch*, repeat between ** to end. Turn.
Row 1. Ch 3, 2 dc in 1st dc, sk 3 dc, *1 dc in sp between 2nd and 3rd dc of group, sk 3 dc, 5 dc in sp between next 2 dc, sk 3 dc*, repeat between ** to end, ending with 3 dc in sp between last dc and 3 ch. Turn.
Row 2. Ch 3, 1 dc between first 2 dc, *sk 3 dc, 5 dc in sp between 2 dc, sk 3 dc, 1 dc in sp between 2nd and 3rd dc of group, 1 dc in sp between 3rd and 4th group*, repeat between ** to end, ending with 1 dc in sp between last dc and ch 3, 1 dc in 3 ch. Turn.
Repeat Row 1 and 2.