How to Crochet Bar Stitch Photo Tutorial

Blossom Lady
Mar 31, 2024 11:00 AM
How to Crochet Bar Stitch Photo Tutorial

This bar stitch is a lovely textured stitch pattern!

A crochet pattern that is very beginner friendly. Great to use for many different patterns and items but especially perfect for home decor items. So, are you ready to learn how to crochet bar stitch? Let’s take a look!

TOOLS

  • A crochet hook H/5mm
  • Scissors
  • Needle

MATERIAL

  • You can use some scrap yarn or 1 skein of yarn to learn this stitch pattern.

STITCHES USED IN BAR STITCH

To make the bar stitch pattern you need the following stitches and abbreviations:

Slip Knot

Use the crochet hook to draw the yarn through the loop and pull the loop until tight

Chain (CH)

Wrap the yarn over the hook from back to front.

Pull the hook with the yarn, through the loop that is on your hook

Single Crochet (SC)

Start with one loop on your hook

Slide the hook in the chain stitch. Wrap the yarn over the hook and pull the yarn through the chain stitch.

You now have 2 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw it through both loops on the hook

Front Post Double Crochet Stitch (FPDC)

Yarn over and put your hook from front to back through your work. The post you want to crochet around is in front of your hook.

Yarn over again and pull up a loop. So, you have three loops on your hook.

Yarn over and pull through the first two loops of the three loops on the hook.

Yarn over once more. Now pull the working strand through the remaining two loops on the hook

HOW TO CROCHET BAR STITCH

Follow the stitch pattern descriptions below to crochet the bar stitch:

Foundation: Chain a multiple of 2 stitches

Row 1: Insert hook in 2nd chain from the hook and SC in every stitch until the end of the row. CH 1 and turn work

Row 2: SC 1 in every stitch until the end of the row. CH 1 and turn work

Row 3: SC 1 in the first stitch. FPDC in 2nd single crochet of the first row, SC 1 in the next stitch, * FPDC in the next stitch of the first row, SC 1 in the next stitch * repeat from * until the end of the row and end with SC 1. CH 1 and turn work

Row 4: SC 1 in every stitch until the end of the row. CH 1 and turn work

Row 5: SC 1 in the first stitch, FPDC in 2nd single crochet of 2 rows below, SC 1 in the next stitch, * FPDC in the next stitch of 2 rows below, SC 1 in the next stitch * repeat from * until the end of the row, and end with SC 1. CH 1 and turn work

Row 6: SC 1 in every stitch until the end of the row. CH 1 and turn work

Repeat rows 5 and 6 as many times as you want to crochet bar stitch swatch

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