Learn how to crochet the Split Front Post Treble Crochet Stitch (or the Modified Prong Stitch). Today you’ll learn how to add incredible texture and design to your crochet pieces without having the gap in the back that results from front post crochet. I’ll walk you through the steps and you’ll get to experience for yourself how fun this stitch really is.
Courtney, from Creations by Courtney, asked me to make this tutorial for her. She designs amazing garments that utilize this stitch and I know that she would just LOVE if you would visit her website. She’s constantly creating beautiful, new and innovative garment patterns made for all body types. Her website is: https://creationsbycourtney.com
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Stitch Technique for Split Front Post Treble Crochet
1. YO twice, working in front of previous row, insert hook from front to back around post of dc indicated 2 rows below, YO, pull up a loop, [YO, pull through 2 loops on hook] twice
2. YO, insert hook in next st, YO, pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), YO, pull through 2 loops (3 loops on hook)
3. YO twice, sk next 3 sts 2 rows below, insert hook front to back around the post of next dc, YO, pull up a loop (6 loops on hook), [YO, pull through 2 loops] twice, YO, pull through 4 loops.
Note: There will always be 3 dc between the legs of each Split FpTr
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Directions for Split Front Post Treble Crochet stitch pattern
Stitch is worked in multiples of 8 + 9
1: (Right side): Dc in fourth ch from hook and in ea ch across. Mark this as your right side; turn
2: Ch 1, sc in ea st across, turn
3: Ch 2 (counts as dc), 1 dc in ea of next 2 sts, Split FpTr beg around second dc 2 rows below, *dc in next 7 sts, sk next 3 dc 2 rows below, Split FpTr beg around next dc; rep from * until 3 sts remain, dc in last 3 sts; turn
4: Ch 1, sc in ea st across, turn
5: Ch 2 (counts as dc), 1 dc in ea of next 6 sts, Split FpTr beg around sixth dc 2 rows below, *dc in next 7 sts, sk next 3 dc 2 rows below, Split FpTr beg around next dc; rep from * until 7 sts remain, dc in last 7 sts; turn
Repeat rows 2 – 5 until you reach desired length
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