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Crochet Stitch How-To: The Paired Single Stitch

The Paired Single stitch is a simple-to-work crochet stitch that creates a lovely texture that is looser and more open than basic single crochet.



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Materials:

Swatch 1:

Swatch 2:



Abbreviations:

chChain
sc2togSingle Crochet 2 Together
stStitch
repRepeat

Notes:

  • Be sure to work into the turning chain at the end of each row.
  • Sc2tog:
    • Insert hook into next st, yarn over and pull up a loop (2 on hook)
    • Insert hook into next st, yarn over and pull up a loop (3 on hook)
    • Yarn over and draw through all 3 loops.

Pattern:

Multiple: any number of sts, plus 1 for the foundation chain.

Row 1: Sc2tog over 2nd and 3rd ch from hook, *sc2tog by inserting hook in same ch as last st, then in next ch; rep from * across, turn.

Row 2: Ch1, sc2tog over 1st and 2nd sc2tog from previous row, *sc2tog by inserting hook in same place as last st, then in next sc2tog; rep from * across, working final sc2tog over previous sc2tog and ch1, turn.

Rep Row 2 to form pattern.


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