How to Crochet a Scallop Stitch


How to Crochet a Scallop Stitch

How to Crochet a Scallop Stitch
How to Crochet a Scallop Stitch

If you are looking for a way to add more texture to your next crochet project, the addictive scallop stitch is perfect to make. It is a light and airy stitch that has a great shape repeated in it. It is not too difficult to learn, which makes it perfect to memorize and try if you are wanting to expand your crochet horizons.

Also, the mesmerizing pattern and shapes create tons of visual interest to your projects. This stitch can be used in many different crochet projects like afghans and sweaters or anything you want to add a little something extra to. It is the perfect way to try out a stitch and see how it works in your crochet projects. 


Crochet HookJ/10 or 6 mm hook

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Materials List

  • Us J hook
  • Patons classic wool worsted

How to Crochet Scallops

  1. Ch any multiple of 6 + 3. 

  2. Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, *skip 2 ch, 5 dc in next ch (scallop made), skip 2 ch, sc in next ch; repeat from * across the row; turn.

  3. Row 2: Ch 5 (counts as first dc and ch 2), *skip 2 dc, sc in 3rd dc, ch 2, skip 2 dc, dc in sc between scallops, ch 2; repeat from * across, ending dc in last sc; turn.

  4. Row 3: Ch 1, sc in first dc at the beginning, *skip 2 ch, 5 dc in sc at the top center of the scallop from row 1, skip 2 ch, sc in dc; repeat from * across, ending sc in 3rd ch of the previous row.

  5. Repeat Rows 2-3 until work is as long as you want it to be. 

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