The Harvest Stitch – Week 36 of The 50 Stitches Crochet Along

The Harvest stitch creates a beautiful pattern of columns of puff stitches. This would be a great stitch to add detail to jumpers or cushions.

You can find the links for all the previous squares in the crochet along here. You can purchase the ad free, printable version of the pattern on Ravelry for just £2.40 which includes a weekly update with the next square

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-50-stitches-cal

This pattern is written in US terms, but the UK translation is below.

UK Translation

Double crochet (dc) = Treble crochet

The Pattern

For this square you will need a 4.5mm hook

Chain 31

Row 1. In the 3rd chain from your hook make a sc (the turning chain counts as a stitch) sc in each chain across – 30 stitches

Turn

Row 2. Chain 1 and make the  alternate turning chain in the first stitch. Dc in the next stitch *skip 2 stitches, and make a puff stitch (yarn over and insert your hook into the stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop 3 times until you have 7 loops on your hook. Yarn over and pull through 6 loops on your hook, yarn over and pull through the last 2 loops) 

puff stitch

Chain 2 and make a puff stitch in the same stitch.

make the puff, chain 2, puff all in the same stitch

Skip 2 stitches and make a dc in the next 2 stitches*

Repeat between *and* You will only have 26 stitches in this row.

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Turn

Row 3. Chain 1 and make the alternate turning chain in the first stitch. Dc in the next stitch. *In the chain space between the puff stitches in the row below make (puff stitch, chain 2, puff stitch). Make a dc in each of the dc stitches*

Repeat between *and* – 26 stitches

Turn

Rows 4 – 10. Repeat row 3

Turn

Row 11. Chain 1 and single crochet in the first stitch. Sc in the next stitch and in the top of the puff stitch. *Make 3 sc in the chain space, sc in the top of the puff stitch and in each dc* repeat between *and* – 30 stitches

The Border

Sc in each stitch along the top and bottom. 

For the sides, make 3 sc in the sides of each dc row, make 2 sc in the side of row 11 and 1 sc in the side of row 1.

Add an extra stitch in the corners for the turn.

If you have any questions about the pattern or the CAL, then come on over to the Facebook group – 50 Stitches where you can show us your completed squares too.

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