The Triad Stitch – Week 25 of The 50 Stitches CAL

The triads stitch has an interesting look and is essentially a puff stitch spread over 3 stitches.

If you would like to use the Triad stitch for your own project, you can find the guide on how to use it for any length of foundation chain 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

Single crochet (sc) = double crochet

The Pattern

For this square you will need a 3.5 mm hook

Chain 31

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

Turn

Row 2. Chain 1 (doesn’t count as a stitch) make the alternate turning chain in the first stitch.

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In the same stitch as the turning chain, yarn over and pull up a loop. In the next stitch yarn over and pull up a loop. In the next stitch yarn over and pull up a loop. This will give you 7 loops on your hook. 

Yarn over and pull through 6 loops. Yarn over and pull through the last 2 loops. This is your first triad stitch.

Chain 1

*In the same stitch that you finished the last triad stitch yarn over and pull up a loop, in the next stitch yarn over and pull up a loop. In the next stitch yarn over and pull up a loop. Yarn over and pull through 6 of the loops on your hook. Yarn over and pull through the last 2 loops. Chain 1*

Repeat between *and* dc in the last stitch.

Turn

Row 3. Chain 1 (doesn’t count as a stitch) sc in the first stitch and every stitch across – 30 stitches

Rows 4 – 15.  Repeat rows 2 and 3 ending on a repeat of row 3

The Border

On the top and bottom edges, make a sc in each stitch.

On the sides make 2sc in the side of row 1, then 1 sc in the side of every sc row, and 3 sc in the side of every triad row.

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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