How to Work the V Stitch

Learn how to work the V stitch

Learn to work the V stitch, a decorative stitch using treble stitches and chains that is easy to learn! V stitch is perfect for homeware, blankets and cushions, in any weight of yarn - and garments and accessories too!

Step by step

  1. Make a slip knot.
  2. Chain in multiples of three, plus five stitches.
  3. Work a treble crochet into the fourth chain from the hook.
  4. Chain one then work another treble crochet into the same chain.
  5. Miss three chains and work another treble, chain, treble into the next stitch. Repeat, until you have four chains left.
  6. Work the last treble stitch into the last chain and stop when you have two loops on the hook.
  7. Snip the first colour yarn, and pull the new yarn through the two hooks. Chain three and turn.
  8. Work a treble, chain, treble into the first V shape from the previous row.
  9. Repeat the treble, chain, treble into the next V from the previous row and repeat until you reach the end of the row.
  10. Put a treble into the top of the Ch3 from the previous row, but change colour as before.
  11. Turn, and repeat the treble, chain, treble sequence in each V from the previous row.

Fabulous work! You’ve just learnt how to work a V stitch.

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