Sand Stitch Crochet Tutorial – Crochet Stitch

Sand Stitch Crochet Tutorial - Crochet Stitch


Sand Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The sand stitch is this weeks Stitch of the week.  A nice textured stitch that looks great in rows of different colors.  The color from the row above, dips down into the row below.

The sand stitch is a great project to showcase yarns that are bold and fun. Once you get the hang of this simple stitch your project comes together extremely quickly.

Materials needed:

3 Colours of #4 Medium Weight Yarn

5.5 mm Crochet Hook


Yarn Needle

Crochet Abbreviations Used in Sand Stitch Crochet Tutorial

SC = Single Crochet

CH = Chain

ST(S) = Stitch(es)

SK = Skip


Written in American English Crochet Terms

Gauge: 3 stitches and 3 rows is 1”

Step by step Crochet Sand Stitch Tutorial

  1.   To Start your project, you will need to CH an even number of ST(S).
  2.   For your FOUNDATION ROW choose your first colour. From the hook, SC into the 4th CH.
  3.   CH1
  4.   SK the next ST
  5.   1 SC into the next CH
  6.   Repeat steps 3,4 & 5 across
  7.   Turn
  8.   Pull the second colour through the loop of the last SC to create ROW 1
  9.   CH 2 (this will your first SC and CH1)
  10. SK the first SC.
  11. 1 SC into the next CH
  12. CH 1
  13. SK the next SC
  14. Repeat steps 11,12 & 13 across
  15. End with 1 SC in CH1
  16. Turn
  17. Pull the third colour through the loop of the last SC to create ROW 2
  18. Repeat steps 9-17 until you have your desired length.

We hope you had fun learning this sand stitch crochet tutorial.

Practice your new stitch, make a very nice afghan or dishcloth, or maybe a striking hat design!

Do you want more? Check out our Rosebud Stitch Crochet Pattern and Crochet Ripple Stitch Tutorial.

Feel free to post your the patterns you worked on using the sand stitch crochet on our Facebook Page 

Learn to crochet the Sand Stitch here


Learn More Crochet Stitches Here


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