Crochet Piggyback Stitch Pictorial

The pretty crochet piggyback stitch pictorial has been added to my stitch library, it is an easy stitch pattern that can be used in many projects such as blankets, dishcloths, table mats etc.

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crochet piggyback stitch pictorial

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Crochet Piggyback Stitch Pictorial

I found this lovely stitch in the Leisure Arts 280 Crochet Shell Pattern book and had to share my pictorial with you, take a look there are lots of pretty stitches to choose from in this book.


sc/dc.    Single Crochet/Double Crochet UK)
dc/tr.    Double Crochet, (Treble Crochet UK)
Rpt.       Repeat

Make a ch length in multiples of 3 + 2.

1)    Work sc/dc (UK) into 2nd ch from hook.

crochet piggyback stitch pictorial

2)    * ch2, skip 2ch, work 1sc/dc (UK) into next ch, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn.

3)    ch3.

4)    Work 1dc/tr (UK) into base of ch3, (first sc/dc)

crochet piggyback stitch pictorial

5)    * Skip 2ch, work 3dc/tr (UK) into next sc/dc, * rpt from * to * to end.

6)    Work 2dc/tr (UK) into last sc/dc (UK).

I have changed color here, but you can continue in one if you wish.

7)    ch1, 1sc/dc (UK) into base of ch1, * make 2ch, skip 2dc/tr (UK), work 1sc/dc (UK) into next dc/tr (UK), * rpt from * to * to end. Turn.

8)    Rpt steps 3 & 6.

crochet piggyback stitch pictorial

Continue until required length is completed.

Hope you can make use of this crochet piggyback stitch pictorial, I will be writing a pattern using this stitch at some point in the future, so please keep checking back or sign up to follow me and be one of the first to know of any new free crochet patterns I have written. Don’t forget to pin it!

Bye for now.


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