The Little Fan Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #10

How to Crochet the Little Fan Stitch

About This Stitch Pattern

The Little Fan Stitch is an open, lacy stitch. It would work well in an afghan or in tops and other lightly-worn garments.

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 8 + 2

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 8 + 2

  • Prep Row: Sc 2nd ch from hook, *skip next 3 ch, [1 dc, ch 1] 4 times in next st, 1 dc same st (shell made), skip next 3 ch, 1 sc in next ch; rep from * across, turn.
  • Row 1: Ch 6 (counts as dc, ch 3), *1 sc in center dc of next shell, ch 3, 1 dc in next sc, ch 3; rep from * across, ending with dc in last sc, turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc in first dc, *shell in next sc, 1 sc in next dc; rep from * across, ending with last sc in 3rd ch of beg ch 5, turn.
  • Repeat rows 1 & 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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