Leafhopper Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Looking for a Leafhopper stitch crochet tutorial? We got you covered. Our step-by-step guide to learn this fun stitch will get you stitching in no time.

This stitch is a perfect addition to any crocheters’ arsenal.

Keep reading for our written and video leafhopper stitch tutorial.

Leafhopper Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Leafhopper Stitch by New Stitch A Day

Leafhopper Stitch Crochet Written Instructions

Multiple of 4 sts + 1.
(add 2 for base chain)

Special Abbreviation
LCL (Leafhopper Cluster) = *[yo, insert hook at front and from right to left behind stem of st before next st, yo, draw loop through and up to height of htr] twice, yo, draw through 4 loops**, miss next st, rep from * to ** round stem of next st, ending yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

1st row (wrong side): Miss 3ch (count as 1tr), 1tr into next and each ch to end, turn.

2nd Row: 3ch (count as 1tr), miss first st, 1tr into next st, *1LCL over next st, 1tr into each of next 3 sts; rep from * omitting 1tr from end of last rep, turn.

3rd row: 3ch (count as 1tr), miss first st, 1tr into next and each st to end, working last st into top of tch, turn.

4th row: 3ch (count as 1tr), miss first st, *tr into each of next 3 sts, 1LCL over next st; rep from * ending 1tr into each of last 4 sts, working last st into top of tch, turn.

5th row: As 3rd now.

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

Leafhopper Stitch Video Tutorial

Video Tutorial by Knitiversity

Leafhopper Stitch Crochet Tutorial

You are good to go with the leafhopper crochet stitch! Are you a leftie and want to learn to crochet quicker? Be sure to check out this Left Handed Crochet Video Class.

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If you want more stitch tutorials, check out our Raised Chevron Stitch Tutorial, Zig-Zag Rib Stitch Tutorial, and all of our crochet stitch tutorials here. Have a blast crocheting with your leafhopper stitch!


Patrick Go

Crocheting is not only a useful skill to have but for me is also an art-form and a way for me to express my creativity. I love learning all sorts of crochet stitches and combining them to create beautiful pieces.

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