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!

Crochet Iris Stitch Tutorial

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Crochet Iris Stitch Tutorial

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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!

Crochet Iris Stitch Tutorial

Video Tutorial

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!

Crochet Iris Stitch Tutorial

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Below lists the materials used in the video tutorial.


  • 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.

Ch 23

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.


Crochet Iris Stitch Tutorial

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