Larksfoot Stitch Crochet Advanced Stitches

Really good step by step photo tutorial for how to crochet the larksfoot stitch. One of my favorite for using with rows of color in crochet.

Larksfoot Stitch

The larksfoot stitch is a crochet stitch for the advanced. Have you noticed the larksfoot stitch all popping up in patterns lately? This crochet stitch is hugely popular at the moment, and I think you’ll see why. We’re not sure what a Lark’s foot actually looks like, but the stitch certainly is pretty. It’s ideal for working up in colored rows, although you could still use it in a single color, but it would loose some of the impact.

The larksfoot stitch is a very versatile stitch, useful for making blankets and afghans, hats, mittens and other wearables. The stitch likely got its name it looks very much like a bird’s foot, with its long central toe.

This stitch is most effective when you use bright, contrasting colors in a yarn that is a DK-weight or heavier. Once you get the hang of it, it’s really easy to do. Grab some spare yarn and a hook and work up this small swatch. But be warned — it’s addictive!

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