Wedge Crochet Stitch is an arrangement of box (or leaf) like motifs. They sort of look like knitted-mitered squares, and they are all connected at the corners. The stitches of increasing height, namely sc, hdc, dc, tr, and dtr, create the ‘wedge’ shape.
The Wedge Crochet Stitch is super easy, and it’s just a two-row repeat, with each motif being 7 stitches long. Unlike most crochet patterns, this does not work in a rectangle or square shape; rather, it is a rhombus. So, if you are planning to use it to make wearables, keep that in mind. Working on projects with a larger surface area will be easier.
The crochet stitch pattern is similar on both sides. It is not very solid but can work well in different projects, including the lacy projects. You can work it in a variety of yarns and colors. We are using a solid color in the tutorial., but as the stitch is worked in rows, you can choose multiple colors to make your crocheted fabric vibrant.
Wedge Crochet Stitch Pattern Video Tutorial
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Wedge Crochet Stitch Crochet Chart
This free pattern is written using US crochet terms.
|dtr||double treble crochet|
|hdc||half double crochet|
|sl st||slip stitch|
|st (s)||stitch (es)|
Foundation ch: (any multiple of 7) + 1, plus 1.
|Row 1 (RS):||1sc in 2nd ch from hook, * ch6, [working in these 6 chains just made – 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1tr in 5th ch from hook and 1dtr in 6th ch from hook], 1sc in next ch of foundation row; rep from * to end, turn.|
|Row 2:||ch5, * sl st in ch-1 sp at the top of the triangle, [1sc, 1hdc, 1dc, 1tr and 1dtr in the slanted chains from prev row]; rep from * to last st, 1dtr in last sc, turn.|
|Row 3:||ch1, 1sc in 1st st, * ch6, [working in these 6 chains just made – 1sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1hdc in 3rd ch from hook, 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1tr in 5th ch from hook and 1dtr in 6th ch from hook], 1sc in sl st of prev row; rep from * to end, turn.|
Repeat Rows 2 & 3 of this free crochet stitch pattern until you have reached the desired length for your work.
Sample Crochet Projects
- Window into Winter Shawl
- Caron Crochet Sawtooth Shawl
- Eloelai Wedge Stitch Poncho
- Wedge Stitch Summer Top
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If you are looking for more exciting crochet stitches, check out:
- Twisted Squares Crochet Stitch
- Lacy Arrow Crochet Stitch
- Diagonal Checkerboard Stitch
- 4-stitch Quadruple Cable Crochet Crochet Stitch
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