How To Crochet the Iris Stitch
The Iris Stitch creates a light and airy fabric with a beautiful drape – perfect for Spring! Learn to crochet this stitch along with me in the video tutorial below!
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The Iris Stitch
The Iris Stitch is a beautiful design that gives your yarn project a light and airy drape. With it’s light and airy drape, this stitch is perfect for Spring scarves, shawls, and sweaters!
Skill Level: Moderate Beginner or Higher
All you need to know is how to chain and make a double crochet. If you’ve mastered those two skills I am confident you can tackle this stitch!
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Below lists the materials used in the video tutorial.
- Caron Simply Soft in Soft Pink, Strawberry, and Robins Egg
- 5.0 mm crochet hook – I use this set
- ch – chain
- dc – double crochet
- sk – skip
- sp – space
- st – stitch
*The Iris Stitch is worked in multiples of 4 and then add 3 for your foundation chain. The below pattern makes a sample swatch and not a complete design.
Row 1: In 5th ch from hook (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc), *sk 3 ch, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in next chain; repeat from * until 2 chains remain, sk a ch, dc in last ch; turn.
Row 2: ch 3, *(2 dc, ch 1 , 2 dc) in the next ch 1 sp; repeat from * to the end of the row, make a dc into the top of the turning ch from the previous row
Repeat Row 2 until you reach your desired length.
I was wondering if there was a way to decrease an iris stitch in a round.
`how to do you increase and decrease this stitch?
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