Crochet Basics: Crumpled Griddle Stitch
Learn how to make the Crumpled Griddle stitch! The Crumpled Griddle stitch looks like a complicated stitch, but it’s actually pretty simple. This stitch is very beginner-friendly while providing a beautiful texture to the many projects like blankets, pillows, and more. It creates a nice tight and textured look. Try to follow the written instructions, and I’m sure you will love this stitch! Any yarn or hook will do for learning this stitch.
1. Starting from the beginning, make an even number of chains.
2. Make 1 CH (If you’re working into the CHs, skip this step)
3. Make 1 SC into 1st ST (If you’re working into the CHs, make this SC into the 2nd CH from your hook)
4. Work 1 DC into next ST/CH
5. Work 1 SC into next ST/CH
6. Work 1 DC into next ST/CH. Work 1 SC into next ST/CH
7. Alternate between these 2 STs for the rest of your row. Repeat this row for however long you want your project.
8. This is what the Crumpled Griddle Stitch should look like when completed!
Easy Cowl Pattern for Practice
Finished size appx. 7 in x 24 in
ROW 1: Start in the 2nd chain from the hook and work a SC. Work a DC into the next chain. Continue alternating SC and DC to the end of the chain (you should end with a SC). Chain 1 and turn.
ROW 2: Work a SC into the top of the first SC of the row below. Work a DC into the top of the DC of the row below. Continue alternating SC and DC across the row. A SC should always be worked into the top of a SC and a DC should always be worked into the top of a DC. End the row with a SC and chain 1 and turn.
Repeat row 2 until your cowl measures appx. 7 inches or your desired height. When you finish and tie off, leave yourself about a 20 inch tail that you can use with a tapestry needle to sew the two sides of your rectangle together.
After the cowl is sewn together, weave in all ends, then turn the cowl inside out and enjoy!