Introduction: Crocheting is a versatile craft that allows you to create intricate and stunning designs using just a hook and some yarn. Among the many crochet patterns available, one that stands out for its timeless beauty is the crochet barred pattern. This pattern incorporates a combination of stitches and techniques to create a visually appealing and delicate motif. In this blog post, we will explore the charm and versatility of beautiful crochet barred patterns and delve into some creative ways to incorporate them into your projects.
Skill Level: Intermediate
- Worsted weight yarn in the color of your choice (Color A)
- Contrasting worsted weight yarn (Color B)
- Crochet hook appropriate for the yarn weight
- Yarn needle
- ch: chain
- st(s): stitch(es)
- sc: single crochet
- dc: double crochet
- sl st: slip stitch
- This pattern is worked in rows.
- The pattern repeat is a multiple of 4 + 3.
Row 1: With Color A, ch a multiple of 4 + 3 (for example, ch 23). Starting in the 2nd ch from the hook, work 1 sc in each ch across. Turn.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), *skip 3 sts, work 1 dc in the next st, ch 3, work 1 dc in the same st; repeat from * across until 2 sts remain, skip 1 st, work 1 dc in the last st. Turn.
Row 3: Ch 1, *work 1 sc in the next dc, ch 3, work 1 sc in the ch-3 space; repeat from * across until 1 st remains, work 1 sc in the top of the turning ch. Turn.
Row 4: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), *work 1 dc in the next sc, ch 3, work 1 dc in the same sc; repeat from * across until 2 sts remain, skip 1 st, work 1 dc in the last st. Turn.
Repeat Rows 3 and 4: Continue repeating Rows 3 and 4 until the desired length is reached, ending with Row 3.
Round 1: With Color B, join yarn in any corner, ch 1, work 3 sc in the same corner, work evenly spaced sc along the sides and sc3 in each corner around. Join with a sl st to the first sc. Fasten off.
Round 2: With Color A, join yarn in any corner, ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), work 2 dc in the same corner, *skip 1 st, work 3 dc in the next st; repeat from * along the sides, work 3 dc in each corner. Join with a sl st to the top of the beginning ch-3. Fasten off.
Finishing: Weave in any loose ends using the yarn needle.
Congratulations! You have completed the Beautiful Crochet Barred pattern. This pattern creates a lovely textured design that is perfect for blankets, scarves, and other accessories. Experiment with different color combinations to make it truly unique. Enjoy your crocheting!