Woven Crochet Stitch Video Tutorial Interlocking Arches Stitch

Dec 6, 2020 | Tutorials

Learn how to crochet a woven crochet stitch with the Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch with this complete photo and video tutorial by Nana’s Crafty Home!

Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch tutorial

This crochet stitch is featured in an upcoming pattern the Marjorie Pocket Scarf which will be a free pattern and part of a crochet a long that begins on 12/07/20 so I wanted to get a tutorial out there so you can practice before you get started!

This stitch is actually a variation of the Interlocking Arched Columns crochet stitch which I used in my Mountain Trail Tweed Poncho. I just love how these arches look on their own – so pretty! It is also the stitch I used in my Any Holiday Dishcloth from way back in my early blog days. I had never done a complete photo tutorial nor a video for just this stitch so I thought it would be a good time to do an update.

A simple stitch repeat creates a very interesting texture and unique look! You will be using double crochet, single crochet and chains to create this lovely stitch pattern. What creates the unique look is dropping a double crochet stitch into a skipped stitch from the previous row behind the chain 1. This creates the look of arches in your finished fabric.

This stitch is best highlighted using color changes from row to row. Changing colors really enhances the woven look of this stitch. However, the texture would be lovely in just one color, too.

Another fantastic thing about this stitch – even the “wrong side” looks great, too! Which makes it perfect for blankets!

Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch tutorial
“Wrong Side” looks great, too!

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

  1. Diamond Waffle Stitch
  2. Faux Knit 2×2 Rib Stitch
  3. Magnolia Flower Stitch
Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch tutorial

A woven crochet stitch – Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch Written Instructions & Photo Tutorial

Supplies:

Lion Brand Basic Stitch Premium in Saffron & Garnet

Furl’s Streamline Swirl in Cookies & Cream Size H/8 (5.0 mm) crochet hook

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Abbreviations

ch = chain
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
RS = right side
st = stitch

To resize: chain foundation chain in multiples of 2 + 5

Sample shown = 35 chains

Interlocking Arched Columns Crochet Stitch Tutorial Process 1

Row 1:  dc in 5th ch from hook (sk chains count as 1st dc + ch 1), ch 1, *sk next ch, dc in next ch, ch 1* repeat between * * to last 2 chs, sk next ch, 1 dc in last ch.  Turn. 

Interlocking Arched Columns Crochet Stitch Tutorial Process 2

Row 2:  (RS) ch 1, sc in same st, *dc in sk ch from previous row (work dc behind ch 1 from previous row), sc in next st* repeat between * * to skipped chains from previous row, dc in 4th skipped ch, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in last st (work sc in the dc of dc + 1).  Turn.

Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch Process 1
Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch Process 2
Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch Process 3

Row 3:  ch 4 (counts as first dc + ch 1), sk next st, *dc in next st (sc previous row), ch 1, sk next st* repeat between * * to last 2 sts, sk next st, dc in last st.  Turn. 

Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch Process 4
Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch Process 5

Row 4: ch 1, sc in same st, *dc in sk st from previous row (work dc behind ch 1 from previous row), sc in next st* repeat between * * to end, sc in last st (work sc in the dc of dc + 1).  Turn.

Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch Process 6
Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch Process 7

Continue repeating rows 3 – 4 to size desired in pattern.

Interlocking Arches Crochet Stitch tutorial

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