How To Crochet Spade Stitch Border

Blossom Lady
May 12, 2024 02:01 AM
How To Crochet Spade Stitch Border

If you are looking for an easy one-row crochet border to decorate your blanket with, I have the perfect one for you: Spade Stitch Border.

The Spades Border looks like it’s been made with multiple rows, but actually, you are only crocheting one row.

You can make this border on any edge, from square to round. It suits any project you might want to embellish with this textured edge pattern.

Learn how to crochet spade stitch border with this tutorial.

Abbreviations

  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • ch – chain
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • dc – double crochet
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • sk – skip
  • tr – treble stitch
  • p st – picot stitch

Pattern Instructions

Join the yarn 1stitch before the corner stitch with a slip knot.

Step 1 (The Corner): Starting from the same stitch where you joined, hdc, (2hdc) in next, ch3, release the loop of the hook, count backward 3sts and insert the hook in the 3rd, pick up the loop and pull it through, ch2, (2dc, 2tr, ch2, sl st in base stitch to create the picot stitch, tr, 2dc, ch2, sl st) all in the ch3 space.

Ch1, (2hdc) in the same stitch where you previously made 2hdc, ch3, release the loop, insert the hook 3sts back and pull the loop through, ch2, (2dc, 2tr, ch2, sl st in base stitch to create the picot stitch, tr, 2dc, ch2, sl st) all in ch3 space, ch1, sk1.

Step 2 (The Edge): *hdc in next 3sts, ch3, release the loop off the hook, count backward 3sts and insert the hoop into the 3rd, pull the loop through, ch2, (2dc, 2tr, ch2, sl st in base stitch to create the picot stitch, tr, 2dc, ch2, sl st) all in the ch3 space, ch1, sk1*, repeat from * until you have reached the next corner stitch.

Step 3 (Making the border along each edge of the blanket): repeat steps 1 & 2 on each side of your blanket (4 times in total). Once you reach the beginning of the round, sl st in the first hdc you made to close the round.

Fasten off and weave ends.

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