How To Crochet V-stitch (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

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V-stitch is a nice choice to finish a crochet item quickly while creating an appealing lacy texture. So, in this tutorial for beginners, learn how to crochet V-stitch with helpful details about this technique. These details will help you follow a crochet pattern that uses the V-stitch. You can crochet lace shawls, cardigans, soap sacks and much more, benefitting from its space design. So, let’s get started!

How to crochet V-stitch Step-by-Step Tutorial
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A closer look at V-stitch

V-stitch possesses an appealing double crochet Vs design created by two double crochet stitches in the same stitch separated by one chain at the top. Each V-stitch is also separated by two chain-spaces. You can, however, use any other taller stitch for V-stitch, too.

Pattern Type: One-row repeat with a unique pattern for the foundation row.

Stitches to Know: 

Chart Symbol: There is no special symbol for the V-stitch. Instead, it is created by two double crochet symbols attached together at the base tip to form a V. The top of the center has a chain symbol. (See below how it looks like)

V-stitch chart symbol

Stitch Multiple: 3 for foundation chains.

V-stitch | Step-by-Step By instructions

In this section, you will learn the V-stitch with the instructions and pictures. We shall discuss the pattern for the famous type of V-stitch:

Skill Level: Beginner that has passed through 6 basic crochet stitches.


  • ch(s): Chain Stitch
  • dc: Double crochet

How to crochet V-stitch step-by-step pictures


To crochet the V-stitch, follow the following pattern:

Foundation Row

Ch in multiple of 3.

Row 1:

  1. In the 4th chain from the crochet hook, work your first V Stitch (a dc, ch 1, dc in same st).
  2. Skip the next 2 chs, then work another V Stitch in the next ch.
  3. Repeat Step 2 across the row until you have 3 chains remaining.
  4. Skip 2 chains and work 1 dc in the last chain.
  5. Turn your work.

Row 2:

  1. Ch 2. Work a dc in the V-stitch ch-1 space (not in the bottom 2-chain spaces). Keep working dc in the next V-spaces, ignoring ch spaces until you reach the last St.
  2. In the last st, make one DC.

Pattern Continuity

  1. Turn your work. Make 2 chs.
  2. Keep repeating row 2, till the end.

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