The Wrapped Columns crochet stitch is a very simple and fun crochet stitch to learn. The columns in the stitch are wrapped with yarn overs around the post of the double crochet, creating an interesting look.
This stitch is a combination of double crochet, chains and yarn overs. It creates a wonderful fabric and, as a result, works up very quickly, too!
The Wrapped Columns crochet stitch is a beginner friendly stitch that be wonderful for a fun accent to a garment, a shawl or a scarf!
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To see a video tutorial of the Wrapped Columns crochet stitch, scroll back to the top of this post. You can also click HERE.
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Stitches and abbreviations used:
Pattern is written in US terms
Dc: Double crochet
RS: Right Side
St(s): Stitch (es)
Tch: Turning Chain
WS: Wrong Side
Yo: Yarn over
- FP Puff St: Front Post Puff Stitch – [Yo once, insert hook from front to back around post of indicated stitch, Yo and pull up a loop] three times, Yo and draw through all 7 loops on hook.
Ch-3 at beg of row counts as first dc
Ch-4 at beg of row counts as first dc and ch 1
Directions for the Wrapped Columns crochet stitch
Stitch works in multiples of 4 + 1 (+ 2 for the base chain)
1 (RS): Work 1 dc in fourth ch from hook (skipped chs count as first dc) and then 1 dc in ea ch across
2 (WS): Ch 4, turn. Sk 1, 1 dc I next st, work FP Puff St around post of dc just made, *[ch 1, sk 1, 1 dc] 2 times, FP Puff St around post of dc just made; rep * until 2 sts rem ending with ch 1, sk 1, 1 dc in top of tch.
3: Ch 3, turn. *1 dc in ch-1 sp, sk FP Puff St, 1 dc in top of dc that FP Puff St is made around, 1 dc in ch-1 sp, 1 dc in top of next dc; rep * ending with dc in top of tch.
Repeat rows 2-3 to desired length.
I hope you enjoyed learning this stitch as much as I did. When you make something with it, could you please tag me @handmadebystacyj or #handmadebystacyJ? I’d love to see what you create!
💕 Stacy J