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Peacock Stitch Tutorial | Beginner Crochet Video Tutorial | Stitch Explorers Series

Hi everyone! πŸ‘‹πŸΌ Welcome to Stitch Explorers! Well, Fall is πŸ‚ in the air! almost, lol) πŸ˜€ I had to break out the glittery leaves and pine cones from Michaels to gussy up the photos 😁. This is a fun and simple stitch to learn for beginners too, I hope you enjoy it.

This Peacock Stitch is a beautiful fan stitch comprised of two stitches and a two row repeat! πŸ™ŒπŸΌ

This would be beautiful for an openwork scarf or sweater. It works up fast too, despite all the treble (no pun intended) πŸ˜¬πŸ˜‚. I’m somewhat of a nerd, and completely okay with that.

For the tutorial I used Scheepjes Stone-Washed DK in color 815.

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Peacock Stitch


+ Abbreviations


scsingle crochet
trtreble crochet
ch (s)chain (s)
skskip
sl stslip stitch
yoyarn over
st(s)stitch(es)
* … *repeat from * to * as many times indicated

+ Stitch Guide:


sc – single crochet

insert hook in indicated st/ch/ch sp, yo, pull up a loop, yo, pull through 2 loops.

tr- treble crochet

yo 2 times, insert hook in indicated st/ch, yo, pull up a loop, *yo, pull through 2 loops* – rep *…* 3 times total until you have 1 loop left on hook.

notes:

  • Pattern is worked in rows
  • Multiples of 10 + 1 – add 1 for the foundation chain.
  • In the video I mentioned a snag. I realized that I didnt chain that etra 1 for the foundation chain and it left me short by 1.

+ Pattern:


For this tutorial I used I Scheepjes Stone Washed (DK) in color 815 (green agate).

To begin, chain any multiple of 10 + 1, add 1 for foundation

Row 1:  Sc 1 in 2nd ch from hook, *sk 4 ch’s, tr 9 in next ch, skip 4 ch’s, sc 1 in next ch* rep from *…* to end.

Row 2:  Ch 4, turn, tr 1 in first sc, *ch 3, sk 4 tr, sc 1 in next tr (center of 9 tr), ch 3, sk 4 tr, tr 2 in next sc* – rep *…* across, tr 2 in last sc.

Row 3:   Ch 1, turn, sc 1 in sp between first & second tr, *sk ch-3, tr 9 in next sc, sk ch-3, sc 1 in sp between two tr’s* – rep *…* across, ending with 1 sc in sp between last tr and t-ch.

Repeat 2 & 3 to desired height.

Congratulations! You’re finished!

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What can I make with the Peacock Stitch?


This is a great stitch because it’s only two stitches, and works up in height very fast. I’d recommend using this for a light blanket, a pillow covering or even a nice textured scarf, cowl, or cardigan.

I hope you enjoy this tutorial, and if you have any questions or comments, please leave them below, I would love to talk crochet!

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Peacock Stitch Complete Video Tutorial:

If you have trouble playing the video, please click this link: https://youtu.be/Z4whOk_IfJE

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