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Multicolor Crochet Stitch Pattern "Dianthus"

Multicolor Crochet Stitch Pattern "Dianthus"

The pattern is made of the soft wool yarn in two contrasting colors. For sample make chain stitches a multiple of 12, plus 6 chains.

The pattern is consist of "shells", which is made of three double crochet and have a common base. "Shells" alternate in a checkerboard pattern. To reduce the description of pattern, we explain how to make the base and the shell. Base: make 3 double crochet in same stitch, between 1st and 2nd and between 2nd and 3rd stitches make 2 chains. Shell: 1 double crochet in double crochet of base, then 3 double crochet in space under two chains of base, 1 double crochet in next double crochet of base 3 double crochet in space under two chains of base, 1 double crochet in last double crochet of base.

1 row (burgundy): 1 double crochet in 6th chain from hook, 2 chains, 1 double crochet in same chain, * skip 3 chains, 5 single crochet, skip 3 chains, make base (description above) *, skip 3 chains, 5 single crochet, skip 3 chains, 1 double crochet in last chain, 2 chains, 1 double crochet in same chain;

2 row (burgundy): 2 turning chains, 3 double crochet in space under two chains of previous row, 1 double crochet in double crochet of previous row, * 3 single crochet in central three of five single crochet of previous row, make shell (description above) *, 3 single crochet in central three of five single crochet of previous row, 1 double crochet in double crochet of previous row, 3 double crochet in space under two chains, 1 double crochet in double crochet of previous row;

3 row (white): 1 turning chain, 3 single crochet, * make base in central of three single crochet of previous row, 5 single crochet in central five stitches of shell *, make base in central of three single crochet of previous row, 3 single crochet in last three stitches of previous row;

4 row (white): 1 turning chain, 2 single crochet, * make shell, 3 single crochet in central three of five single crochet of previous row *, make shell, 2 single crochet;

5 row (white): 5 chain, 1 double crochet in first stitch of previous row, * 5 single crochet in central five stitches of shell, make base in central of three single crochet of previous row *, 5 single crochet in central five stitches of shell, 1 double crochet in last single crochet of previous row, 2 chains, 1 double crochet in same stitch.

The pattern repeats from 2nd row.

Crochet chart

Crochet chart of Multicolor Crochet Stitch Pattern Dianthus
Pattern Chart Symbols

Chain stitch (ch).

Single crochet (sc).

Double crochet (dc).

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