Learn the Falling Leaves Crochet Stitch with this complete photo and video tutorial at Nana’s Crafty Home!
This is the third stitch tutorial in my Autumn Rhapsody Blanket tutorial series! If you missed the first two you can find those here:
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I used the Falling Leaves Crochet Stitch for my latest design, the Falling Leaves Cowl which is a trendy fringed & buttoned cowl with simple construction. So warm & cozy!
The Falling Leaves Stitch has an absolutely beautiful and unique texture – perfect for so many different projects! This one may become one of your new favorites!
The stitch is created with a leaf stitch – a unique puff stitch worked around a stitch from two rows below.
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Falling Leaves Crochet Stitch Written Instructions with Photo Tutorial
Supplies shown in video:
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Size H (5.0 mm) Clover Crochet hook
yo = yarn over
st = stitch
ch = chain
sc = single crochet
dc = double crochet
sk = skip
Leaf stitch: (yo, insert hook in indicated st, pull up a loop) twice, yo, pull through 4 loops on hook, yo and pull through last 2 loops on hook.
This stitch is worked in multiples of 4 + 1 + 1
Sample is worked with a foundation chain of 26 (4 x 6 = 24 + 1 = 25 + 1 = 26)
Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch to end. Turn. (25)
Row 2: ch 1, sc in same st at base of ch 1 and in each st to end. Turn.
Row 3: ch 3 (counts as 1st st), dc in next 3 st,
*1 leaf st (see special stitches section) around the sc post st from 2 rows below,
sk next st in current row, dc in next 3 st,* repeat between * * to last st, dc in last st. Turn.
Row 4: repeat row 2.
Row 5: ch 3, dc in next st, *1 leaf st around the dc post st from 2 rows below, sk next st in current row, dc in next 3 st,* repeat between * * to last 3 st, 1 leaf st around dc post st from 2 rows below, sk next st in current row, dc in last 2 st. Turn.
Row 6: repeat row 2.
Row 7: ch 3, dc in next 3 st, *1 leaf st (see special stitches section) around the dc post st from 2 rows below, sk next st in current row, dc in next 3 st,* repeat between * * to last st, dc in last st. Turn.
Row 8: repeat row 2.
Repeat rows 5 – 8 to desired size.