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The Fantail Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #175

How to Crochet the Fantail Stitch
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About This Stitch Pattern

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the fantail stitch. This stitch creates a delicate fan textured pattern. The fantail stitch would be great for blankets, shawls, and baby blankets!

[Video] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level

Intermediate

Row Repeat

4

Stitch Repeat

Multiple of 10 + 1

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiple of 10 + 1. Add 1 for base chain.

  • Row 1: (Right Side): 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, 1sc into next ch, *skip 3ch, work aFan of [3dc, 1ch, 3dc] into next ch, skip 3ch, 1sc into next ch**, 1ch, skip 1ch, 1sc into next ch; rep from * ending last rep at **, 1sc into last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: 2ch (count as 1hdc), 1hdc into first st, *3ch, 1sc into ch sp at center of next Fan, 3ch**, work V st of [1hdc, 1ch, 1hdc] into next sp; rep from * ending last rep at **, 2hdc into last sc, skip tch, turn.
  • Row 3: 3ch, 3dc into first st, *1sc into next 3ch arch, 1ch, 1sc into next arch**, work a Fan into sp at center of next V st; rep from * ending last rep at **, 4dc into top of tch, turn.
  • Row 4: 1ch, 1sc into first st, *3ch, V st into next sp, 3ch, 1sc into sp at center of next Fan; rep from * ending last rep into top of tch, turn.
  • Row 5: 1ch, 1sc into first st, *1sc into next arch Fan into sp at center of next V st, 1sc into next arch**, 1ch; rep from * ending last rep at **, 1sc into last sc skip tch, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2-5 until you have reached your desired length.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

Example of the Fantail Stitch. (Reversible)
Example of the Fantail Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

Stitch Pattern Attributes

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