Corner-to-Corner and Post Stitches
It’s time for a new twist on a much-loved technique! Many crocheters have fallen in love with corner-to-corner crochet for its colorwork, but this article outlines a completely different use for this technique. No color changes, just the addition of post stitches. Let’s get started!
The first 2 rows are worked the same way as standard corner-to-corner crochet. Refer to the pattern on page 64 of Interweave Crochet Fall 2018.
When working Row 3, start creating the overlying lattice design by working post stitches around the indicated stitch 2 rows below.
Row 4 and all following even-numbered rows are worked in standard corner-to-corner crochet.
Row 5 and all remaining odd-numbered rows are worked placing post stitches as indicated.
Now for the exciting part—crossing the post stitches in Row 7! This creates the intricate textured pattern.
Continue in this pattern until you hit the halfway point. Then start decreasing, working alternating rows of standard corner-to-corner crochet for the even-numbered rows and corner-to-corner crochet with post stitches for the odd-numbered rows as established in the pattern.
SUSANNA TOBIAS is an avid crocheter, a movie lover, and a bibliophile. She loves yarn and has a huge collection that she claims is priceless.
This article first appeared in Interweave Crochet Fall 2018.
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