How to Crochet a Perfect Bullion Stitch

Blossom Lady
May 06, 2021 02:02 AM
How to Crochet a Perfect Bullion Stitch

Bullion stitch is kind of unusual but cool stitch to play with. It is a special stitch formed by wrapping the yarn several times around the crochet hook.

The crochet bullion stitch is a neat technique. You will see this used in many vintage crochet patterns. It is made by wrapping yarn around a crochet hook numerous time, then pulling through. The wraps create a roll, spiral, or coil. The 3D look that is produced creates a lovely texture. Learn how to make this soft and beautiful stitch!

From this angle, you can really see how stunning the bullion stitch is. It’s nothing short of incredible really and when paired with a short color repeat variegated yarn like you see above…wow! Typically, the bullion stitch is used as an accent stitch or accent row. It can be easily worked in a flat piece or in the round and creates a relatively thick fabric.

Here are a few examples of ways to use the bullion stitch: Clothing accents, Hot Pads, Handbag/Purse accents, Afghan Borders, Headbands, and more.


Step 1. Start with a row of Single Crochets to obtain a base.

Step 2. Here are what two Roll Stitches look like completed (pic 2)

Step 3. Wrap yarn around hook a desired amount.

Step 4. Insert hook into next chain. Yarn over and pull back through the chain.

Step 5. Yarn over again and pull through all of the chains.

Step 6. Yarn over and draw through the remaining loop.

Step 7. A Roll Stitch is now completed!

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Beverly J Johnson
May 15, 2021 09:30 AM

Looks very neat.