How To Crochet the Iris Stitch

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Learn how to crochet the Iris Stitch with this row by row video tutorial from Oombawka Design Crochet. This beginner friendly crochet stitch is worked on an easy to remember one-row repeat.

Learn how to crochet the Iris Stitch with this row by row video tutorial from Oombawka Design Crochet.

How to Crochet the Iris Stitch

  • Stitch Multiple (for a foundation chain): 4 chs + 3 chs
  • Stitch Multiple: 4 sts + 1 st

Practice example:

Abbreviations
US Terminology used

  • ch – chain
  • ch1sp – chain 1 space
  • dc – double crochet
  • R – row
  • sk – skip
  • st/sts – stitch/stitches
  • * to **– Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain of multiple instructions.
  • [] – at the end of the row – the total number of stitches
  • () – important notes AND sets of stitches to be worked within one stitch, or space

Row 1: Ch 23, sk the first 4 chs (counts as 1 dc and one sk ch), (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in the next ch. *Sk 3 chs, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in the next ch**. Rep from * to ** across to the last 2 chs. Sk 1 ch and work 1 dc in the last ch. Turn. [22 dc, 5 ch1sp]

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), sk the next 2 dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in the next ch1sp. *Sk the next 4 dc, (2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc) in the next ch1sp**. Rep from * to ** across to the last 3 dc. Sk the next 2 dc, work 1 dc in the last dc. Turn. [22 dc, 5 ch1sp]

Repeat Row 2.

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