How to Work the V Stitch

Learn how to work a V stitch

Learn to work the V stitch, a decorative stitch using double crochet stitches and chains that is easy to learn! The V stitch is perfect for homeware, blankets and cushions, in any weight of yarn. Try it with garments and accessories too!

Step by step

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

You did it! You just learnt how to work the V stitch!

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