Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial-Cross Stitch

Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial-Cross Stitch – Love this stitch, it adds interest and texture to your projects, looks gorgeous on borders or used as a stitch pattern.

Really simple to crochet, just cross 1dc over another.

Free crochet stitch tutorial-cross stitch

The materials used for the swatches were Stylecraft Special DK yarn in colors Sky Blue and White using a 5.00mm Clover crochet hook

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See below links on how to crochet more pretty stitches from my stitch library, click the pictures or links.

Crossed Clusters

Boxed Block Stitch

Offset V

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Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial-Cross Stitch

Abbreviations – USA

WS.                  Wrong Side
ch.                   Chain
sc.                    Single Crochet
dc.                   Double Crochet

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

ch3 counts as first dc.

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Make a chain length in any uneven number.

First Row – (WS) Work 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch to end. Turn.

Second Row – ch3, * skip next sc, 1dc in next sc, working across the front of the dc you just made, work 1dc in skipped sc, *  rpt from * to * to last sc, 1dc in last sc. Turn.

Change color here if you wish.

Third Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc to end. Turn.

Rpt Second & Third Rows for pattern, changing color every 2 rows (see pictures for color changes).

Crochet cross stitch tutorial

Abbreviations – UK

WS.                  Wrong Side
ch.                   Chain
dc.                    Double Crochet
tr.                    Treble Crochet

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

3ch counts as first tr.

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Make a chain length in any uneven number.

First Row – (WS) Work 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into each ch to end. Turn.

Second Row – 3ch, * miss next dc, 1tr into next dc, working across the front of the tr you just made, work 1tr into missed dc, *  rpt from * to * to last dc, 1tr into last dc. Turn.

Change colour here if you wish.

Third Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each tr to end. Turn.

Rpt Second & Third Rows for pattern, changing colour every 2 rows (see pictures for colour changes).

Free crochet stitch tutorial-cross stitchHappy crocheting!

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