Crochet Rice Stitch Tutorial
Crochet stitches come in many different patterns and textures, and one such stitch that has been gaining popularity among crocheters is the rice stitch. The rice stitch creates a beautiful, textured pattern that looks like rows of rice grains. This stitch is perfect for creating cozy blankets, scarves, and even clothing items. In this article, we will explore the technique behind the crochet rice stitch, and provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to create this beautiful stitch pattern. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced crocheter, you will find that the crochet rice stitch is a fun and versatile stitch to add to your repertoire. So, let's dive in and discover the beauty of the crochet rice stitch!
The pattern requires a starting chain in multiples of 2 with 30 chains for the example. Remember that ch1 at the end of each row does not count as a stitch. The stitches between ** are the repeat section for each row.
ch1 at the end of each row does not count as a stitch
stitches contained within ** are the repeat section for that row
Starting Chain: This pattern requires you to chain multiples of 2. My starting chain is 30chs.
Row 1: dc in 5th ch from hook (counts as 2dc), dc in each stitch until the end, ch1, turn.
Row 2: hdc, fpdc, around the 2nd stitch post below, *bpdc around the next stitch post below, fpdc around the next stitch post below*, repeat from * until you have one stitch left, hdc in the last stitch, ch1, turn.
Row 3: hdc, fpdc around the bpdc below, *bpdc around the fpdc below, fpdc around the bpdc below*, repeat from * until you have 1 stitch left, hdc in the last stitch, ch1, turn.
Repeat Row 3 until you have the required length for your work.
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