Split Front Post Treble Crochet (Modified Prong Stitch)
Updated: Jan 28
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 is worked in multiples of 8 + 9
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
Row 1: (Right side): Dc in fourth ch from hook and in ea ch across. Mark this as your right side; turn
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in ea st across, turn
Row 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
Row 4: Ch 1, sc in ea st across, turn
Row 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
Here is the link to the video tutorial for you: https://youtu.be/IbqzIOmJN80
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💕 Stacy J