Diagonal Checkerboard Crochet Stitch is a lacy crochet stitch that looks very similar to a 3-double-crochet fillet crochet stitch. Unlike the usual fillet crochet patterns, in this stitch, the pattern is arranged diagonally in a diamond shape format.
The Diagonal Checkerboard Crochet Stitch repeats over 8 stitches and 4 rows. It’s a simple crochet pattern with single and double crochet stitches, making it a perfect beginner-friendly pattern.
This lacy crochet pattern is ideal for projects such as light summer wraps and market bags. You can use any type of yarn to make Diagonal Checkerboard Crochet Stitch pattern, even variegated yarn.
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Diagonal Checkerboard Crochet Stitch Crochet Chart
This free pattern is written using US crochet terms.
|st (s)||stitch (es)|
Foundation ch: (any multiple of 8) + 1, plus 1.
|Foundation Row (WS):||1sc in 2nd ch from hook, ch1, sk next ch, 1sc in next ch, * ch3, sk next 3 ch, 1sc in next ch; rep from * to last 2 ch, ch1, sk next ch, 1sc in last ch, turn.|
|Row 1 (RS):||ch3, sk 1st sc, 1dc in next ch1-sp, ch3, 1sc in next ch3-sp, * ch3, 3dc in next ch3-sp, ch3, 1sc in next ch1-sp; rep from * to last ch3-sp, ch3, 1dc in next ch1-sp, 1dc in last sc, turn.|
|Row 2:||ch1, 1sc in 1st dc, ch1, sk next dc, 1sc in next ch3-sp, * ch3, 1sc in next ch3-sp; rep from * to last ch3-sp, ch1, sk next dc, 1sc in t-ch, turn.|
|Row 3:||ch1, 1sc in 1st sc, ch3, 3dc in next ch3-sp, * ch3, 1sc in next ch1-sp, ch3, 3dc in next ch3-sp; rep from * to last ch3-sp, ch3, 1sc in last sc, turn.|
|Row 4:||ch4 (counts as 1dc and ch1), 1sc in 1st ch3-sp, * ch3, 1sc in next ch3-sp; rep from * to last ch3-sp, ch1, 1dc in last sc, turn.|
Repeat Rows 1 – 4 of this free crochet stitch pattern until you have reached the desired length for your work.
Sample Crochet Projects
- Market Bags
- Summer Wraps
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