How to Crochet the Granny Stripe Stitch For Beginners.

Granny Stripe Stitch
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Learn how to crochet granny stripe stitch in this step-by-step tutorial with details and tips about this classic stitch. It is suitable for beginners with basic crochet skills and a repetitive pattern. Use it for crocheted blankets, scarves, cardigans, placements and much more.

How to Crochet the Granny Stripe Stitch
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Details About Granny Stripe Stitch

Granny stripe stitch has a classic lace texture of granny square consisting of 3-double crochet clusters and spaces. Unlike granny squares, it is worked in straight rows, also called a straight granny stitch. The clusters are worked in spaces and not in the top loops of stitches.

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How it looks most appealing? The granny stripe stitch looks great if you change the color in each row or stripe. The three-color scheme is the most popular!

Stitches Needed:

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Chain Multiple: 3 + 1

Pattern Style: Two-row alternation

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Crochet Granny Stripe Stitch | Step-by-Step Instructions

If you have learned the details about granny stripe stitch, it’s time to dive into step-by-step instructions for beginners:

Skill Level:

Beginner

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Abbreviations:

  • Ch(s): Chain Stitch
  • Ch-sp: Chain Space
  • dc – Double crochet
  • tr ch(s): Turning chains
  • Rep: Repeat
  • sp: Space
  • sc: Single crochet

Granny Stripe Stitch step-by-step pictures

Instructions:

Row 1:

Chain in multiple of 3 plus 1.

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Row 2

  • In the 2nd ch from the hook, make a sc. Then, sc in each stitch across.
  • Turn the work with two tr chs. DC in the first stitch. Skip two stitches and a 3-dc cluster in the next stitch.
  • Skip the next 2 st and 3 dc in the next st. Repeat this until the last 3 sts, sk 2 sts, 2 dc in last st. You can also change color here.

Row 3:

  • Turn your work. Chain 2 (counts as your first DC.
  • 3 dc in the space between the clusters of the previous row.
  • 3dc in the next space between clusters from the previous row.
  • Repeat this step until you reach the end of the row. 1 dc crochet in the last stitch.

Row 4: 

  • You can also change color here. Ch 2 (counts as dc), dc in first st. Make a dc-cluster in the next space between clusters; rep from this across to the last st, 2 dc in the last st (top of the turning chain). Turn the work.

Row 5:

Repeat from rows 3-4 until you get the desired height.

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