Fancy learning a new crochet stitch? The fantail stitch is a fun one to try! Each of the fans are made up of 9 treble stitches worked in the same place, which gives the stitch an interesting texture and defined shape.
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To crochet the fantail stitch pattern, just follow this stitch pattern to the desired length:
ch chain stitch
dc double crochet
fan 9 tr in same st
puff [yrh, insert hook through st, draw loop through] five times (11 loops on hook). Yrh, draw through 10 loops, yrh, draw through last 2 loops
sl st slip stitch
t-ch turning chain
tr treble crochet
V-st(itch) 1 tr, ch 1, 1 tr in same stitch
yrh yarn round hook
This stitch pattern is perfect for textured, open work shawls or blankets.
Next week, learn how to knit the two colour dip stitch! Check out our previous Sunday Stitches right here.