Fantail Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Let our fantail stitch crochet tutorial guide you step-by-step to learn this fun and famous stitch.

Here is another stitch crochet fans make sure to learn and master.

Keep reading for our written and video crochet fantail stitch tutorial.

Fantail Stitch Crochet Written Instructions

fantail stitch crochet
Faintail Stitch by Crochet Kingdom

Multiple of 10 sts + 1. (add 1 for base chain)

1st row (right side): 1dc into 2nd ch from hook, 1dc into next ch, *miss 3ch, work a Fan of [3tr, 1ch, 3tr] into next ch, miss 3ch, 1dc into next ch **, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1dc into next ch; rep from * ending last rep at **, 1dc into last ch, turn.

2nd row: 2ch (count as 1htr), 1htr into first st, *3ch, 1dc into ch sp at centre of next Fan, 3ch**, work a V st of [1htr, 1ch, 1htr] into next sp; rep from * ending last rep at **, 2htr into last dc, miss tch, turn.

3rd row: 3ch, 3tr into first st, *1dc into next 3ch arch, 1ch, 1dc into next arch**, work a Fan into sp at centre of next V st; rep from * ending last rep at **, 4tr into top of tch, turn.

4th row: 1ch, 1dc into first st, *3ch, V st into next sp, 3ch, 1dc into sp at centre of next Fan; rep from * ending last rep into top of tch, turn.

5th row: 1ch, 1dc into first st, *1dc into next arch, Fan into sp at centre of next V st, 1dc into next arch**, 1ch; rep from * ending last rep at **, 1dc into last dc, miss tch, turn.

Rep 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th rows.

Crochet Fantail Stitch Video Tutorial

Video Tutorial from Knitiversity

Fantail Stitch Crochet Tutorial

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