If you’re looking for a stitch that creates an interesting pattern that you can recognize at once, you’re at the right place! The Crochet Shamrock Stitch creates, you guessed it right, rows and rows of shamrocks.
Thinking of making a scarf with a standout design? Well then, you better read through this article and learn how to make this stitch!
Crochet Shamrock Stitch Tutorial
With the lacy fabric it produces, the Crochet Shamrock Stitch is perfect for projects you want to have the perfect drape. Indeed, the light and soft fabric it creates is perfect for scarves and shawls.
But what separates it from other stitches that makes lacy fabrics too? Of course, the rows and rows of shamrocks and arches that make up the whole fabric!
The intricate shamrocks are a joy to look at! Although it may be a little complicated, the effort you exerted in learning how to make this stitch will all be worth it when you the shamrocks start popping!
Thinking of making something for spring or summer? The open fabric this stitch creates is perfect for these hot seasons! In fact, the cool air can freely pass through your scarf or shawl if you use the Crochet Shamrock Stitch.
Crochet Shamrock Stitch Instructions
Before learning how to make this stitch, you have to learn first how to make a shamrock. Make sure you understand this pattern since it will be used throughout the tutorial!
Make a shamrock:
Chain 4, and slip stitch in the fourth chain from the hook. Chain 4, then slip stitch in 4th chain from the hook.
Ch 4, * sc in the chain 4 ring, and ch 3.* Repeat this two times, and sc in the ring.
1 sc, 6dc, and 1 sc in each of the chain 3 spaces.
To start making this stitch, first you should make a foundation chain in multiples of 15 + 7
Skip 5 chain. * 1 triple crochet (tr) in the next chain, make chain (ch) 6, then skip (sk) 5 chains. Double crochet (dc) in the next chain, chain 4, skip 2 chains. 1 single crochet (sc) in the next chain, chain 6, then skip 5 chains. Repeat this pattern until the end of the row. Make 1 tr in the next 2 chains. Turn your work.
Make 2 ch. 1 sc in second tr below. * ch 2, make 4 dc in the ch6 space from the row below. Ch 3, 1 sc in the 4ch space from the row below. Make a shamrock. Sc in the same 4ch space. Ch3, 4dc in the ch6 space. Ch 2, sc in tr from the row below. * Continue this pattern.
Sc in the fifth chain and turn.
Ch5, tr in the second stitch, and ch3. * sc in the first dc from the row below. Ch6, sc in the fourth dc of the middle part of the shamrock. Ch6. In the next set of dc on the ch6 space, sc in the 4th dc. Ch4. * Repeat this pattern. On the last repeat, the last chain should be a ch3 instead of a ch4. Tr in the sc from the row below. Tr in the second chain and turn.
Ch2, sc in the second tr from the previous row. Ch3. * 4dc in the ch6 space, ch2. Sc in the sc from the previous row, ch2. 4dc in next ch6 space, ch3. Sc in the ch4 space. Make a shamrock. Sc in the same ch4 space, ch3. * Repeat this pattern.
4dc in the ch6 space, ch2. Sc in the sc from the previous row, ch2. 4dc in the next ch6 space, ch3. Sc in tr, sc in fifth ch. Turn.
Ch5, tr in second stitch. * ch6, skip 3 dc, sc in 4th dc. Ch4, sc in first dc from the previous row. Ch6, sc in 4th dc in the middle part of the shamrock. * Repeat the pattern.
Ch6, skip 3dc. Sc in 4th dc. Ch4, sc in first dc from the previous row. Ch6, tr in second chain. Turn.
Ch2, sc in the tr from the previous row. * ch2, 4dc in ch6 space. Ch3, sc in ch4 space. Make a shamrock. Sc in the same ch4 space. Ch3, 4d in the ch6 space. Ch2, sc in sc the from the previous row. * Repeat this pattern.
To finish the row, instead of making an sc in the sc from the previous row, make an sc in the tr from the previous row. Sc in the fifth chain. Turn.
Patterns You Can Make Using The Crochet Shamrock Stitch
If you’re going for a simple scarf, you can opt to use a single color yarn for this stitch. But if you want to make the shamrock details pop up a little more, it would be a great idea to make one in stripes! Choose a few colors and repeat them in rows.
Thinking of making another baby blanket? Don’t worry if you’ve finished lots of baby blankets already, this one will be a whole lot different from the others! With the shamrock details in this blanket, it’s a huge upgrade from your older projects.
There are lots of other projects you can make using this stitch. Although if you want to start small, maybe you make a few rows and attach it to a few projects you’re doing.
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We hope you had a great time learning how to make the Crochet Shamrock Stitch. Now go along and admire the fruit of your hard work!