Crochet Tutorial: Upside Down Textured Stitch
Upside down crochet stitch, I love this textured stitch, it is so easy and quick to make and can be used in sooo many projects, I have used it in many baby clothes and blankets. I made the pattern in different colors of yarn, but trust me it looks just as beautiful in 1 color.
The Upside down crochet stitch is a reversible, textured stitch that is suitable for many types of projects. It is thick and dense and is great for projects that get a lot of use.
Techniques used in this pattern (British term / American term):
Chain Stitch – ch
Double crochet / single crochet – dc/sc
Treble / double crochet – tr/dc
Front Post treble / Front Post double crochet – FPtr/FPdc Stitch – st
Foundation Chain: 8 + 4 chs
Row 1: skip 3ch, make 1 tr/dc in each of next ch, turn.
Row 2: make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first st, * 3ch, make 7 FPtr/FPdc decrease over next 8tr/dc below: work 1 incomplete FPtr/FPdc over each of next 8 st, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.
Make 3ch, 1dc/sc in space between 2tr/dc below; rep from *. Work last dc/sc in third ch and turn.
Row 3: make 3ch, make 4tr/dc in each space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in last dc/sc below, turn.
Row 4: make 3ch and 3 FPtr/FPdc decrease over next 4tr/dc below, make 3ch, 1dc/sc in space between 2tr/dc below.
* 3ch, make 7 FPtr/FPdc decrease over next 8tr/dc below, 3ch, 1dc/sc in space between 2tr/dc below; rep from *.
Make 3ch and 3 FPtr/FPdc decrease over next 4tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.
Row 5: make 3ch, make 4tr/dc in each space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in last dc/sc below, turn.
Repeat rows 2 - 5.
Right Side - 100% Cotton
Colors and rows:
11 & 12 – violet;
13, 14, 15, 16, 17 & 18 – light grey;
19 – white;
20 – dark violet;
21 – light violet;
22 – white;
23 & 24 – light grey;
25 – dark grey;
26 – violet;
27 & 28 – light grey.