Crochet Basics: Snuggle Stitch
Have you ever heard of Snuggle Stitch Crochet? By just looking at its name you will already have an idea of how this stitch looks like.
Do not be intimidated by the intricate pattern this stitch creates. It’s actually really easy to make! Snuggle Crochet Stitch creates a repeating pattern by just using a few simple stitches – chain stitch, double crochet stitch, and skipping stitches. Since it uses the basic stitches only, and it’s worked in rows, this stitch is perfect for beginners who want to learn a new technique! Try a few color combinations and see what works!
Projects to make with this stitch
This stitch is perfect if you have a few scrap yarns lying around waiting to be used. The ideas of projects you can make using this stitch are endless! It’s a great stitch for blankets, throws, scarves, and other apparels. Thinking of making something smaller and quicker? Why not make small bags or purses! Make a tight, flat rectangle using the Snuggle Stitch, fold it in the middle, and sew the sides. It won’t have any holes, so you will never have to worry about losing anything.
By trying different color palettes and play with the colors to make an eye-catching pattern, you will surely have a unique looking item!
Make an even number of chain stitch.
Row 1: *2 double crochets, skip two stitches, chain 2* repeat this pattern until the end of the row. You’ll end with 2 double crochets.
Row 2: Turn, and use another yarn color. Chain 2, then double crochet in the nearest chain stitch in the previous row. Make another double crochet in the chain stitch from the previous row. * Skip the next 2 chain stitches, chain 2, and make another double crochet in the next two chain stitches. * Repeat this pattern across the row, and make a double crochet in the final stitch. Turn work.
Row 3: Chain 2. Make a double crochet on top of each stitch(stitches from Row 1) in the gap. * Chain 2, skip the next two stitches, and double crochet on top of each stitch (stitches from Row 1) in the gap. * Repeat this pattern until the end of the row. You’ll end the row with Chain 2, and a double crochet on the last stitch.
Row 4: Turn your work. Chain two. *Make a double crochet on top of the stitches on the gap (stitches from Row 2), skip 2 stitches, chain 2. * Repeat this pattern until the end of the row. Finish the row with a double crochet on the final stitch of the previous row.
Repeat Row 3 and Row 4 until you get your desired length.
Use this photo guide to help you.