Crochet Interlocking Block Stitch

Nice textured stitch to crochet, make in a variety of colours for a stunning effect.

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Interlocking Block Stitch

You will need different colours of yarn (I have used 3) or you can use up your scraps!

Stitches Used

ch. Chain, sc. Single Crochet, dc. Double Crochet, hdc.  Half Double Crochet

I used a 4.00mm hook for this sample, with colour 1 make a length of ch’s in multiples of 4 + 2.

Work 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in next ch, * ch2, miss 2ch’s, 1dc in each of next 2ch, rpt from * to * to last ch, 1dc in last ch. Turn. (8, blocks of 2dc + 2, blocks of 3)

Next Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, ch2, miss 2dc, * working over the ch2 and in the un-worked foundation chains on row below, work 1dc in each of the next two ch’s, (this will enclose the ch2 from row 1), ch2, miss 2dc, * rpt from * to * to ch3 to turn, 1sc in top ch3. Fasten off. Turn.

Join in colour 2

Pattern Row 1 – ch3, * working over the ch2 and in the top of the dc’s from the row below, work 1dc in each of next two dc, ch2, miss 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch2 space and sc, work 1dc in each of 2dc on row below, 1dc in sc. Turn.

Pattern Row 2 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, ch2, miss next 2dc, * working over the next ch2 and in the top of the dc’s from two rows below, work 1dc in each of next two dc’s, ch2, miss next 2dc, * rpt from * to * ch3 to turn, 1sc in top of ch3. Fasten off. Turn.

Join in colour 1

Continue rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 alternating colours as you go.

When you have reached the length you require work the following:-

Closing Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, * working over the next ch2 and in the top of the dc’s from two rows below, work 1hdc in each of next two dc’s, 1sc in each of next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to last ch2 space and sc, work 1hdc in each of next 2dc on row below, 1sc in sc. Fasten off.

Weave in and trim ends. Don’t forget to pin it so you don’t loose it.

Click HERE to make this Dishcloth in same stitch

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