Crochet Primrose Stitch

Skill Level




Project Ideas

Blankets, Pillows, Scarves

The primrose stitch is a beautiful blend of basic crochet stitches that creates a fabric that’s unique on both sides. Use it for blankets, pillows, scarves, garments…the sky is the limit.

getting started

Suggested Supplies

The primrose stitch works up nicely with a variety of yarn weights. Pair it with a smooth, solid, light-colored yarn to see the pattern best.

Supplies used in demonstration video:

  • Coboo, Pale Pink & Silver
  • 4.5mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

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pattern details

Abbreviations & Special Stitches

  • Ch(s) Chain(s)
  • Hdc Half Double Crochet
  • Dc Double Crochet
  • Rem Remaining
  • Rep Repeat
  • St(s) Stitch(es)
the pattern

Written Instructions

Ch a multiple of 3 + 2.

Row 1: (sc, ch 2, sc) in 3rd ch from hk. *Sk next 2 ch, (sc, ch 2, sc) in next ch. Rep from to last 2 ch. Sk 1 ch. Hdc last ch. Ch 3 and turn.

Row 2 (WS): *3 dc in next ch-2 sp (shell made). Rep from to end of row. Dc last st. Ch 1 and turn.

Row 3: Hdc first st. Sk next st *(sc, ch 2, sc) in 2nd dc of next shell. Sk next 2 sts. Rep from to end of row, ending with hdc in turning ch. Ch 3 and turn.

Repeat: Rep rows 2 and 3.

see how it’s done

Step-by-Step Tutorial

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Right-Handed Tutorial on YouTube


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