Watch the video below to learn how to crochet a basic stitch from Phanessa of Designs by Phanessa!
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Hi Phanessa here with designs by Phanessa and I'm so excited to be making these videos for Darn Good Yarn and so these are all the sample yarns that I have from Darn Good Yarn and I will be demonstrating various crochet stitches. Okay so in this video we are going to learn how to crochet the basic V stitch. This is what it looks like and it is a really simple stitch consisting of just a one row repeat. Alright let's get started then. In this video I will be using Darn Good Yarns speckled tweed this is the recycled silk and this is the color stormy day okay and it recommends that you use anywhere from 5.5 to 6.5 millimeters and it is a size four medium weight yarn. Okay so I'm also using their ombre crochet hook this is five millimeters.
Okay so you want to start with a slipknot, hold your tail wrap your yarn around your fingers overlapping the tail and then insert your hook into the loop. Okay so I'm just going in through the loop and grabbing the working yarn and pulling it through and then you can tighten it, one, the working yarn little tighten and the tail and will loosen. So for this pattern we will chain in multiples of 3 and plus one, okay so I will chain 12.Okay so I have multiples of three here this is 12 stitches I'm going to crochet one more chain stitch. Okay so you want to start your very first V stitch and we're going to work into the fifth chain from the hook. Okay so this stitch doesn't count. There's one two three four and five. So I like to place my finger there so that I know I'm going into the stitch right next to my thumb. Okay to work the V stitch you're going to work one double crochet, chain one and 1 double crochet in that fifth stitch. So yarn over into the fifth stitch insert your hook, yarn over pull up a loop, yarn over pull through two, yarn over pull through two. Okay you're going to chain one and then you're going to work another double crochet right into the same stitch. Yarn over into the same stitch, yarn over pull up a loop, yarn over pull through two. Yarn over and pull through two. Okay so your repeat is going to be skip two stitches and then a V stitch into the third chain. So we're going to work one double crochet, chain one and one double crochet for your V stitch. Yarn over skipping two into the third stitch insert your hook yarn over pull up a loop yarn over pull through two yarn over and pull through two. Okay chain one and then work one more double crochet right into the same stitch. You've completed your v-stitch okay so we're repeating again. Skip two and then we're going to work a V stitch into that third stitch, yarn over, insert your hook into that third stitch. Yarn over pull up a loop. Yarn over pull through two, yarn over and pull through two. Okay chain one and another double crochet into the same stitch. Okay so you're going to repeat skip two and then AV stitch into the next and the V stitch consists of one double crochet, chain one and one double crochet and you're going to repeat that until you have two stitches left. Okay so here is my last two stitches and to complete the foundation row you're going to skip the next stitch and work one double crochet into the last stitch. Okay yarn over into your last stitch, yarn over pull up a loop. Yarn over pull through two and yarn over and pull through two. Okay so you've completed your first row. This is the foundation row and the turning chain here is considered a double crochet stitch. Okay so let's get on to row one and this is basically a one row repeat so it's a really easy stitch. Okay you're going to chain three and it's going to count as a double crochet stitch one, two, three. Okay and you're going to turn your work so this counts as your double crochet stitch. You're going to work these stitches into every chain one space. Okay so you're working v-stitches into that space there that space that space and all the way till you get to the end. When you've completed your last V stitch into the last V stitch from the foundation.
Okay so let's get started, yarn over into the chain one space so we're working directly into the space and not into the stitch. Yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two, yarn over and pull through two. Chain one okay yarn over into the same chain one space. Yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over pull through two, yarn over and pull through two. Okay so that's your first V stitch on row one. Then that's what you'll repeat all the way across you're just working one V stitch in every chain one space. Again as a reminder the V stitch is one double crochet chain one. One double crochet. Okay yarn over into the next chain one space, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through two, yarn over and pull through two. Okay chain one and then another double crochet into the same chain one space. This will complete your V stitch. Okay into the next chain one space I will work my last V stitch. Okay so I've just completed my last v-stitch. Now I'm going to work one double crochet into the top of the turning chain. Okay so I'm going to look for the stitch from this V stitch so it's right here and then you're going to work your double crochet into the very next chain stitch, okay which is right next to this stitch here. Okay one last double crochet into the top of the turning chain. Yarn over into the last stitch here pull up a loop yarn over, pull through two, yarn over and pull through two. Okay so that is your first row this was your foundation that's your first row and you're just going to repeat that last row, row one, until you're happy with your size. Okay so I'm going to work a few more rows and show you what it looks like.
Okay so here is my swatch and I've worked a total of one two three four, on top of the foundation so there's five rows. Okay it's a beautiful lacy stitch that is perfect for scarves and any type of garments in the springtime or Shaw's and it's such an easy stitch to learn. Okay so thank you so much for watching. I hope you've enjoyed this video.
Ch – Chain
St(es) – Stitch(es)
Sc – Single Crochet
Dc – Double Crochet
Sk - Skip
V Stitch Pattern
Foundation: Ch in multiples of 3 sts + 1
[1dc, ch1, dc] in 5 th ch from hook, *sk2, [1dc, ch1, 1dc] in next. Repeat from * until last 2 sts. End with sk1, 1dc in last st.
Row 1: Ch3 (counts as a dc st) & turn, [1dc, ch1, 1dc] in every ch1 space across. End
with 1dc st in the turning ch.
Repeat Row 1 until desired size.