Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The Waistcoat Stitch (Crochet Knit Stitch) Flat + In The Round, Photo + Video Tutorial


The waistcoat crochet stitch is a fun, super easy and very practical stitch that you can master in no time flat!  It is simple to do, produces a very sturdy fabric, and is nice and thick too!

I've also heard it called "center post stitch" "center single crochet" and "crochet knit stitch" so if you see any of those in a pattern, you'll know what they mean!  Below is the full video tutorial, plus a photo tutorial as well.  Have you ever tried this stitch before?  Share below!

Check out the complete video tutorial:



Some tips before you begin:

  • This stitch looks most like knitting in the round (although I love both looks, but they are a little different).  You can do it flat, but the v stitches will not stack quite the same way.  In the round each "V" shaped stitch is more stacked/lined up, worked flat, each "V" is more off set.  I will provide BOTH round and flat versions in this tutorial.
  • Because of the density of the stitch, it can get rather tight...go up a hook size from the recommended hook size on the yarn label, that should help quite a bit!




Waistcoat In The Round:

Step 1: Make a chain of any size you like.  
Step 2: Join in the chain furthest from the hook with a slip stitch to create a ring.
Step 3: Chain 1, then work a sc in each chain.  Join with a slip stitch to close round (or if you prefer you always work a spiral instead)
Step 4: Chain 1, then work a single crochet in between each "V" of the single crochet stitch from the previous round.  Join with a slip stitch to close round.
Repeat 4 step for as many times as you like!



Waistcoat Crocheted Flat:

Step 1: Make a chain of any size you like.  
Step 2: Work a sc in the second ch from the hook, then work a sc in each chain.  
Step 3: Chain 1 and turn.  Work a single crochet in between each "V" of the single crochet stitch from the previous row. 
Repeat 4 step for as many times as you like!



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