Get ready to discover the twirly swirly joy of crocheting in a spiral. Say hello to beautiful rounded rugs, amigurumi, beanies, baskets and beyond. Just follow our step-by-step tutorial with Hopeful Honey and we guarantee you'll be hooked! This pattern uses US crochet terminology.
Crocheting in a spiral is the wonderful technique of working in the round continuously, without joining the separate rounds with a slip stitch. Say goodbye to pesky seams! The spiral technique will keep your work nice and neat. It also creates a gorgeous spiral design, making it perfect for those pretty beanies, sturdy baskets and beautiful rugs you've been dying to make!
How to crochet in the spiral
Round 1: Chain 3 (counts as first DC), 11 DC in 3rd chain from hook. Do not sl st in the 1st stitch of this round. (12 sts)
Round 2: 2 DC in every stitch. (24 stitches)
Round 3: *1 DC in next st, 2 DC, in next stitch. Repeat from * all around. Do not sl st in the 1st stitch of this round. (36 stitches)
Round 4: *1 DC in next 2 sts, 2 DC in next st. Repeat from * all around. Do not sl st in the 1st st of this round. (48 stitches)
Round 5: crochet 1 DC in each in each of the first 3 stitches, and 2 DC, and 2 DC in the following stitch.
Round 6: crochet 1 DC in each of the next 4 stitches, and 2 DC in the following st. And so on...