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Crochet Stitch How-To: The Iris Stitch

The Iris Stitch is a beautiful, elegant crochet stitch that’s simultaneously stable while still offering plenty of drape. It builds up amazingly fast, and would look gorgeous in a shawl or blanket pattern.

iris crochet stitch materials

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Swatch 1:

Swatch 2:

iris stitch swatch 2


dcDouble Crochet
tchTurning Chain


Multiple: 4sts plus 1, plus 2 for foundation chain

Row 1: [2dc, ch1, 2dc] in 5th ch from hook, *skip 3ch, [2dc, 1ch, 2dc] in next ch; rep from * across to last 2ch, skip 1ch, 1dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch3, skip 3dc, *[2dc, ch1, 2dc] in ch-1 sp, skip next 4dc; rep from * across to last 2dc, skip last 2dc, 1dc in tch, turn.

Repeat Row 2 to form pattern.

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