Easy Crochet Stitches | Best stitches for Blankets

crochet stitches
Crochet stitches
crochet stitches
Crochet stitches

Good Day ladies, as we know this is a blanket season. We all crochet lovers are planning for some colourful projects. But if you are a beginner and looking for some easy crochet stitches. We select some crochet stitches that are not only easy but also good looking. Crochet is an easy craft to learn. You only need to know a few stitches to be able to begin making a wide variety of projects. In this guide, you’ll learn about the three most common beginner stitches with tutorials, videos, helpful tips, and a few project ideas, too. Within a short time, you’ll know how to make a crochet chain and a slip stitch so you can start easy projects.

Easy Crochet Stitches Patterns:

Block Stitch:

easy crochet stitches: block stitch

This is the first stitch in our list and probably the easiest one. This stitch pattern is the combination of just three basic stitches. You can use 2 and more colours for this. To make it more colourful you can use a different colour in each row.

Abbreviations:

  • ch __ chain
  • sc __ single crochet
  • dc __ double crochet

Material:

  • aran yarn in any colour of your choice.
  • 4mm hook size

Pattern:

make a chain that is a multiple of 3 plus 5 stitches. For example start with ch 20.

Row 1: skip 4 ch (count as 1st ch and dc), 1dc in each ch across the row. (14 dc)

Row 2: change colour and start from right side. ch1, 1sc in between 1st and 2nd dc, ch2, 1sc after 3sts. Repeat across the row. (5 sc)

Repeat the sequence of row 1 and 2 till desired length.

Brick stitch:

crochet brick stitch
Brick Stitch

It is block’s stitch look-a-like but in real it is slightly different form that. If you want a textured blanket than brick stitch is the best option. You need to learn a new basic stitch called front post double crochet.

Abbreviations:

  • ch __ chain
  • sc __ single crochet
  • dc __ double crochet
  • fpdc __ front post double crochet

Material:

  • aran yarn in any colour of your choice.
  • 4mm hook size

Pattern:

make a chain that is a multiple of 3 plus 2 stitches. For example start with ch 20.

Row 1: skip 1 ch, 1sc in 2nd ch from hook. *ch2, skip 2 ch, 1sc in 3rd ch*, repeat from * to * across the row. (7 sc)

Row 2: change colour. ch3 (count as 1st dc), 2dc in ch1 space, 1fpdc in next st. repeat across the row. (19 dc)

Repeat the sequence of row 1 and 2 till desired length.

Granny Spike Stitch:

crochet granny spike

Granny spike stitch, may looks complicated but it is very easy to make. This stitch contains only 2 basic stitches. You can also make it more colourful by changing colors.

Abbreviations:

  • ch __ chain
  • dc cluster __ 3 double crochet in same stitch

Material:

  • dk yarn in any colour of your choice.
  • 4mm hook size

Pattern:

make a chain that is a multiple of 4 plus 4 stitches. For example start with ch 24.

Row 1: count 3 ch as 1st dc, 2dc in 4th ch from hook, *ch1, skip 3 ch, dc cluster in 4th ch*, repeat from * to * across the row. (6 dc clusters)

Row 2: change colour. ch3 (count as 1st dc), *ch1, make dc cluster in ch 2 space (make 1st and 3rd dc in ch space of row 2 but middle dc of cluster in 2nd ch we left in row 1)*. Repeat from * to * across the row. End with 1dc. (5 dc cluster)

Row 3: ch3, 2dc in ch1 space (count as 1 dc cluster), make middle dc in middle dc or row 1, ch1, dc cluster in next ch space. (6 dc cluster)

Repeat the sequence of row 2 and and till desired length.

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