Thursday, 24 September 2009

Zig Zag Crochet Pattern

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Zig Zag Stitch
Note: This pattern is worked on multiples o6 + 2
Chain desired length.
1st Row: 1sc into 2nd  ch, 1sc in each ch to end, turn.
2nd Row: 1ch, work 1 st into each sc to end, turn.
3rd Row: 5ch, skip 1st 3sc, work 1 Dtr group into next sc, 5 ch, *1 double Dtr group, 5ch*, repeat to last 3 sc, into the same sc as the last group, work 3tr until 1 loop of each remains on hook (4 loops on hook), 1 Dtr into last sc until (5 loops on hook), yo and through all 5 loops.
4th Row: 1ch, work 1 st into each sc to end, turn.
5th Row: 1ch, work 1 st into each sc to end, turn.
Repeat these 5 rows until desired measurement is achieved.
Abbreviations:
Ch - chain
Sc - single crochet
Tr - treble
Dtr group - double treble group
Yo - yarn over
Dtr Group
Work 3 dtr into same st, until 1 loop remain from each tr, 4 loops on hook yo and through all 4 loops.
Double Dtr Group
Work 3dtr into same sc as previous group until 1 loop remains on hook (1 loops on hook), skip 5 sc, work 3 dtr into next sc until 1 loop of each remains on hook, yo and through all 7 loops.
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6 comments:

Jeannette said...

That's beautiful. What level of skill would you need to attempt this? I'm a novice (I've practiced the stiches, but have no idea how to read instructions and have never made anything useful - yet. My mom is coming to visit for the holidays (she crochets) and I'm looking for a project. Should I bookmark this and start with something else?
Thanks!

The Sunroom said...

Hi There Jeanette,
I would say that this pattern is at least intermediate and not really suitable for a beginner. If your Mom is going to be visiting perhaps she could assess if she thinks it would be suitable for you. Thanks for your question and best wishes :-)

Deanne Stewart-Mills said...

I like the look of this. Can you please tell me how you joined it up and the extra couple rows at the bottom to finished it off?
I have printed off some of your beautiful patterns. I teach knitting and crochet to beginners (although some of them have a great deal of skill) and I think some of them would love your designs too.
Looking forward to hearing from you. :)
Deanne
xx

Gilly Lilly said...

So pretty! Thanks for the pattern.

Beverly said...

I tried printing the instructions, but the paper came out blank. How were you able to print the picture, and instructions Deanne? :^)

Anonymous said...

Thank you for this beautiful pattern. The instructions need some clarity. Would anyone help??