Crochet Larksfoot Stitch

Skill Level

Intermediate

Multiple

4 + 1

Project Ideas

Blankets, pillows

The crochet larksfoot stitch is a great way to play with color within your project. It works perfectly to alternate colors every row but it looks great with wide stripes too. Pair it with your favorite yarn and create an eye-catching project.

getting started

Suggested Supplies

Pair the larksfoot crochet stitch with a variety of different yarn types and textures from lightweight to super bulky. Whether you use a smooth yarn or a slightly textured yarn, the pattern will be the focus of your project.

Supplies used in demonstration video:

  • Lion Brand Color Made Easy, huckleberry, turmeric & alabaster
  • 6.5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors


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pattern details

Abbreviations


This stitch pattern is in US crochet terminology.

  • Ch Chain
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • LDc Long Double Crochet**
  • Rem Remaining
  • Sk Skip
  • Sp Space
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
  • YO Yarn Over

** Long Double Crochet (LDc) – YO and insert hook in designated space, one row below (be sure to pull up so the height matches your last double crochet). YO and pull through two loops. YO and pull through the remaining two loops.

Additional Notes: Ch 3 at beginning of rows counts as a double crochet stitch. Ch 4 at beginning of rows counts as a double crochet and ch 1. To achieve the same color look, crochet rows 2 in one color before switching to the next.

the pattern

Written Instructions


Row 1: Ch any number of sts divisible by 4 and add 1 at the end. 1 dc in 4th ch from the hk. 1 dc in next ch. Ch 1, sk 1 ch. *1 dc in next 3 ch. Ch 1, sk 1 ch. Rep from * to last 3 ch. 1 dc in last 3 ch. Turn.

Row 2: Ch 3. 1 dc in next 2 sts. Ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp. *1 dc in next 3 sts. Ch 1, sk next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 3 sts. 1 dc in last 3 sts. Turn.

For the color pattern shown : change colors in last dc of this row.

Row 3: Ch 4. Sk 1 st. 1 dc in the next. LDc in ch-1 sp 1 row below. 1 dc in next st. *Ch 1, sk 1 st. 1 dc in next st. LDc in ch-1 sp 1 row below. 1 dc in next st. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Ch 1, sk 1 st. 1 dc in last st. Turn.

Row 4: Ch 4. *Sk 1 st. 1 dc in next 3 sts. Rep from * to last 2 sts. Ch 1, sk 1 st. 1 dc in last st.

For the color pattern shown : change colors in last dc of this row.

Row 5: Ch 3. LDc in ch-1 sp 1 row below. 1 dc in next st. Ch 1, sk 1 st. *1 dc in next st. LDc in ch-1 sp 1 row below. 1 dc in next st. Ch 1, sk 1 st. Rep from * to last 3 sts. 1 dc in next st. LDc in ch-1 sp 1 row below. 1 dc in last st. Turn.

Row 6: Rep row 2.

For the color pattern shown : change colors in last dc of this row.

Repeat: Rep rows 2-5 until your project measures the length you want.


see how it’s done

Step-by-Step Tutorial

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project ideas

B.Hooked patterns that use the crochet larksfoot stitch

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