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Flame Crochet Stitch





The Flame stitch is a decorative crochet stitch that uses a variety of basic stitches. It works in multiples of 10 sts + 2 over a 4 row repeat. This stitch would be great for a scarf or a lightweight blanket. It also looks great with fingering / sock weight yarn.



To see a video tutorial of this stitch, scroll to the bottom of this post or click HERE. There is also a chart below for your reference.


 

Written using US terms


Stitches and abbreviations used:

Ch: Chain

Dc: Double crochet

Rep: Repeat

Sc: Single crochet

Sk: Skip

Sp: Space

St (s): Stitch (es)

Tr: Treble


Special Stitch / Abbreviation:

Dc2tog: Double crochet 2 together - Yarn over and insert hook into designated chain space, draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops (2 loops remain on hook), yarn over, insert hook into same chain space and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops (3 loops remain on hook), yarn over and draw through all 3 remaining loops on hook.



  • Chain in multiples of 10 + 2

  1. (WS): Work 1 sc in second chain from hook, *ch 3, sk 3 ch, 1 sc in next ch, ch 3, sk 1 ch, 1 sc in next ch, ch 3, sk 3 ch, 1 sc in next ch; rep from * to end, turn

  2. (RS): Ch 1, 1 sc in first sc, *ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp, in next ch-3 sp work (dc2tog, ch 3) four times, then work one more dc2tog in same ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp, 1 sc in next sc; rep from * to end, turn

  3. Ch 7 (counts as 1 tr and ch 3), sk next ch-3 sp, 1 sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, work 1 tr in next sc, *ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, 1 sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, 1 sc in next ch-3 sp, ch 3, sk next ch-3 sp, work 1 tr in next sc; rep from * to end, turn

  4. Ch 1, 1 sc in first sc, *ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp, in next ch-3 sp work (dc2tog, ch 3) four times, then work one more dc2tog in same ch-3 sp, ch 1, sk next ch-3 sp, 1 sc in next sc; rep from * ending with last sc in the 4th ch of ch-7 at beginning of previous row, turn


Repeat rows 3-4 to desired length




Crochet chart of the Flame stitch from Handmade by Stacy J



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


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