Learn how to make the beautiful crochet waistcoat stitch. This crochet stitch is wonderful for beginner crocheters because it uses simple techniques that most crocheters are familiar with, such as the single crochet.
HOW TO MAKE THE KNIT CROCHET WAISTCOAT STITCH?
This gorgeous crochet waistcoat stitch is a single crochet which creates the effect of a very smooth stitch. You can work on this stitch using circular knitting or rotary rows. The hook input technique is slightly below the top of the loop. The hook then splits or “spreads” the threads. You must use a 5.00mm crochet hook. You can even use two different colors that go well together like the silver and white!
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I love this crochet waistcoat stitch because of the rich texture and the elegance of it being double sided! This tightly crocheted texture is what makes this crochet stitch perfect for garments that can keep you warm and toasty in cold weather!
Where to use the Crochet Waistcoat Stitch?
I just love the texture of this stitch, it’s so versatile and elegant that it works very well for a variety of projects such as cardigans, scarves, hats, jumpers, sweaters, blanket granny patterns, fall jackets, cushion covers, book covers, water bottle covers, bags, and more!
The crochet waistcoat stitch is also great because it is double sided so you can switch it up by adding embellishments on one side and it’s very useful for stopping the neckline on a sweater or bottom of a garment. It maintains its shape and is double sided which is very useful for maintaining a presentable texture for the projects mentioned above.
Tutorial and photos of this stitch by: mk.ot. oli.