Crochet Fan Stitch
Hello, my dear crocheters! Today I want to introduce you to a very pretty stitch, the Fan Stitch - I just love the way it looks! The fan stitch is one of the most ingenious stitches to master, and it opens up a whole new world of possibilities for your crochet projects. This is one of the hottest variations of this stitch and you can use it anywhere. This version of the fan stitch is another beautiful crochet stitch that you can use to spice up your work and create fantastic looking patterns. You will find that this fan pattern is really easy to understand. So grab some crochet hooks and a few balls of yarn and start crocheting projects with this stitch!
Choose any yarn color or color combination, you will be thrilled with the results. The instructions use a bold yarn color, but the bright colors will be just as impressive. The photo and written instructions are below.
This pattern is a multiple of 4 stitches. Add 3 for base chain.
Ch a multiple of 4 st, add 3 for base chain.
Row 1: dc 3 in 5th ch from hook (skipped stitches counts as 1 dc & sk 1 st), sk 1 st, *sl st in next st, sk 1 st, dc 3 in next st, sk 1 st*, repeat from *to* until you have 1 st left, dc 1 in last st, turn.
Row 2: ch 2 (counts as 2 st), sk 1 st, sl st in next st, *sk 1 st, dc 3 in sl st from prev row, sk 1 st, sl st in next st* repeat from *to* until you have 2 st left, ch 1, sk 1 st, sl st in next st, turn.
Row 3: ch 2 (counts as 1 dc), sk 1 st, dc 3 in sl st from prev row, *sk 1 st, sl st in next st, sk 1 st, dc 3 in sl st from prev row*, repeat from *to* until you have 2 st left, sk 1 st, dc 1 in last st, turn.
Repeat row 2-3 until project reach desired size.
Once you master the art of the fan stitch, you'll be able to make creative and beautiful crochet projects. You can use this crochet pattern to make everything from scarves and blankets to bags and dresses.