Striking Stitches Crochet Patterns

Are you ready to learn new crochet stitch patterns? Join the new Striking Stitches CAL! During the next 2 weeks, I’ll be sharing a new crochet stitch pattern every other day.

No time right now? Pin these crochet stitch patterns for later.

8 FREE Striking Stitch Crochet Patterns

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The stitches range from simple crochet stitches to crochet stitches for blankets, lacey crochet stitches and unique crochet stitches. Each crochet stitch pattern will include step-by-step instructions and detailed pictures and explanations to make sure they all become easy crochet stitches for everyone!

The crochet stitch patterns are written for 15 cm x 15 cm / 6 x 6″ squares. Each stitch will also have stitch repeat instructions so you can easily use it in your own projects!

Crochet Stitch Patterns Bundle

Click here to grab the printable PDF crochet stitch patterns

All crochet stitch tutorials will be available on the blog but if you want a printable PDF version for easy recording and to take notes etc. You can grab the bundle with all 8 stitch tutorials here.

Sometimes it’s just easier to have a stitch dictionary on hand when you’re deciding on your next project rather than having to search online and remember where you saved that crochet stitch you want to use.

Or if you just want to get a head start and not wait for the daily stitches to be released ;).

Join the Crochet-A-Long (CAL)

What’s a CAL?

Simply put, a crochet a long is an event where we’ll all be working on the same project. Designers usually release the pattern/tutorial in phases and you can all share your progress and ask questions. This can be a specific pattern or in this case a series of new stitch patterns.

The purpose is to learn, exchange tips and tricks, hold yourself accountable and most importantly have fun!

Time Table

From Monday, August 23rd to Sunday, September 6th, I’ll share a new crochet stitch every other day. This gives everyone a chance to catch up on off days. Feel free to take it at your own pace though, we’re all here to have a fun learning experience!

I will be posting all the new tutorial links on this page, make sure you bookmark or pin it for easy reference.

Don’t miss a Stitch

Make sure you don’t miss any of the stitches by joining my email list below. I’ll send you a short email anytime a new stitch is released.

Hang Out with Us

The Make with Yarn Facebook group is where you can share your stitches and ask questions. I will be hanging out in there every day to help you out and cheer you along.

If Instagram is more your thing, I’d love to see your stitches over there too! Tag me @knittingwithchopsticks and/or use #strikingstitchCAL. I’m excited to see all your stitches!

What Will you Need?

All crochet stitch patterns are designed with worsted weight WeCrochet Dishie yarn. You can of course substitute with any yarn when you want to use these stitches in your own projects, but for learning I highly recommend Dishie.

It has some amazing characteristics for learning:

  • It has great stitch definition. Which means you’ll see your stitches, where to insert your hook and how the stitches are coming together much better.
  • It doesn’t split easily so you won’t have to fight with it for that and you can focus 100% of your attention on the new stitches.
  • It’s super affordable
  • Added bonus: It comes in 30 colorways, I’m sure you’ll find what you need.

While a lot of the stitches feature only one color, some are multicolor and use up to 3 colors.

You’ll need following hook sizes:

  • 5.5 mm / US I– 9 hook.
  • 5 mm / US H – 8 hook

And a tapestry needle to weave in your ends.

What to Make with Your Swatches

You’ll be learning a new stitch every day and making a 15 cm x 15 cm / 6 x 6″ square but what to do with all those little squares?

Make them all with the same yarn and you can easily assemble them into a fun project. Here are some ideas:

  • Baby blanket
  • Scarf
  • Pillow cover
  • Bag

If you plan to use your swatches make sure you check your gauge and meet the stitch pattern’s gauge so all your squares end up the same size!

Crochet Stitch Pattern Tutorials

Mini Triangle Stitch

Find the detailed step by step crochet stitch tutorial for the Mini Triangle Stitch here.

It’s an easy, grid like crochet stitch that works great for garments and shawls.

Clasp Stitch

Find the detailed step by step crochet stitch tutorial for the Clasp Stitch here.

It’s an easy, multi color textured crochet stitch that looks amazing on both sides!

Basketweave stitch

Basketweave Stitch

Find the detailed step by step crochet stitch tutorial for the Basketweave Stitch here.

It’s a classic, but such a good one! Gorgeous checkered texture that’s completely reversible.

O Eyelets Stitch

Find the detailed step by step crochet stitch tutorial for the O Eyelets Stitch here.

The O eyelets stitch is an easy crochet stitch combining texture and open stitches. It’s a great stitch for cozy garments, shawls and other projects.

Bobble Bridge Stitch

Find the detailed step by step crochet stitch tutorial for the fun Bobble Bridge Stitch here.

The Bobble Bridge stitch is an easy crochet stitch combining bobbles and open stitches.

Lace Triangle Stitch

Find the detailed step by step crochet stitch tutorial for the geometric Lace Triangle Stitch here.

The lace triangles stitch is an easy lace stitch. The geometric pattern adds a modern touch to any project.

Broken Shell Stitch

Find the detailed step by step crochet stitch tutorial for the Broken Shell Stitch here.

The broken shell stitch is an easy open stitch. It can easily be worked in one color or combining different colors depending on the project and desired effect.

Open Mesh Stitch

Find the detailed step by step crochet stitch tutorial for the Open Mesh Stitch here.

The open mesh stitch is a very open lace stitch with simple geometry. It is great for summer cover-ups, garment edges or shawls.

Previous Stitch CAL

For even more stitch patterns, check out the previous CAL! All stitch tutorials and PDF pattern bundles are still available :).

Stitch Exploration Crochet Stitch Patterns

Stitch Exploration CAL

For this CAL I teamed up with Claire from E’ClaireMakery and Janne from Joy of Motion Crochet. We shared 30 fun crochet stitches from simple textures to gorgeous colorwork patterns. You can find all of them here or grab the PDF version here.

Spring Stitches CAL crochet stitch tutorials

Spring Stitches CAL

For this CAL I teamed up with and Janne from Joy of Motion Crochet. We shared 16 fun crochet stitches great for blanket, home decor and lacy spring projects. You can find all of them here or grab the PDF version here.

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