Spike Crochet Stitch Photo & Video Tutorial

Learn the Spike Single Crochet Stitch with this complete photo and video tutorial at Nana’s Crafty Home!

Single Crochet Spike Stitch Photo & Video Tutorial

This is the 6th tutorial in the Autumn Rhapsody Blanket CAL stitch tutorial series. This tutorial will get us through Part 2 of the Blanket.

If you missed any of the previous tutorials, you can find them at the following links:

Lemon Peel Stitch
Sunflower Stitch
Falling Leaves Stitch
Granny Spike Stitch
Extreme Drop Leaf Stitch

Single Crochet Spike Stitch Photo & Video Tutorial
Spike Stitch in the Autumn Rhapsody Blanket

If you would like to learn more about the Autumn Rhapsody Blanket which is a free crochet pattern at Nana’s Crafty Home you can find Part 1 HERE.

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The Single Crochet Spike Stitch is essentially working the single crochet stitches in rows below the current row you are working. Placing these stitches in different rows for each stitch creates an interesting effect. This is especially highlighted when using contrasting colors.

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You may also like the following at Nana’s Crafty Home:

  1. Autumn Rhapsody Blanket
  2. Granny Spike Stitch Tutorial
  3. Sunflower Stitch Tutorial

Spike Single Crochet Stitch Written Instructions and Photo Tutorial

Abbreviations:

ch = chain
sc = single crochet
SP-2 = spike stitch two rows below (see special stitch section below)
SP-3 = spike stitch 3 rows below (see special stitch section below)
SP-4 = spike stitch 4 rows below (see special stitch section below)

Special stitches:

Spike Stitch:

  • SP-2: Insert hook below sc from 2 rows below your hook (current row counts as row 1), yo, draw up a loop even with the loop on your hook (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through all 2 loops on hook.
  • SP-3:  Insert hook below sc from 3 rows below (current row counts as row 1), yo, draw up a loop even with the loop on your hook (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through all 2 loops on hook.
  • SP-4: Insert hook below sc from 4 rows below (current row counts as row 1), yo, draw up a loop even with the loop on your hook (2 loops on hook), yo, pull through all 2 loops on hook.

Stitch is worked in multiples of 7 + 2 + 1 for foundation chain

Sample chain = 31 chains (7 x 4 = 28 + 2 = 30 + 1 = 31)

Row 1:  with Color A, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch to end.  Turn (30)

Row 2:  ch 1, sc in each st to end.  Turn

Row 3 – 4:  repeat row 2, change to color B at end of row 4

Row 5:  With Color B, ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next st, *SP-2 in next st,

Single Crochet Spike Stitch Photo & Video Tutorial

SP-3 in next st,

Single Crochet Spike Stitch Photo & Video Tutorial

SP-4 in next st,

Single Crochet Spike Stitch Photo & Video Tutorial

SP-3 in next st, SP-2 in next st, sc in next 2 st * (sk 5 st in current row), repeat between * * to end.  Turn.

Single Crochet Spike Stitch Photo & Video Tutorial
Single Crochet Spike Stitch Photo & Video Tutorial
Single Crochet Spike Stitch Photo & Video Tutorial

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  1. Rosemary

    Hi. Keep up the good work🧶

    Reply
    • Tonya Bush

      Thank you so much Rosemary – so glad you found it helpful! 😊

      Reply

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