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March 25, 2011


This stitch will work in multiples of 8 - that means any multipleof 8 - 24, 48, 96, etc.  As long as the number you choose can be evenly divided by 4 with no spare stitches.

Start with chain 18, turn (the last 2 chains form the first of the double crochet stitches.)  
  1. Work a double crochet into 3rd chain from hook, then  double crochet into each chain to the end (16 stitches).
  2. Turn, chain 2, work 1 front post double crochet, *4 back post doublecrochets, 4 front post double crochets, repeat from * to last 2 stitches,then work 1 front post double crochet, then 1 double crochet into turningchain of previous row.
  3. Turn, chain 2, work 1 back post double crochet,* 4 front postdouble crochets, 4 back post double crochets, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, work 1 back post double crochet, 1 double crochet into turning chain of previous row.
  4. Repeat row 3, then repeat row 2.


Back post double crochet

Back post double crochet

These 4 rows form the pattern. Why not continue as long as you want and make a skinny scarf from your sample of the crochet basketweave stitch. Whenyou get to the length you want, just work the rope edging around, finish off the ends and you have a simple cozy new scarf - all from just a sample swatch!
the abbreviations used : 

  • bpdc - back post double crochet
  • ch - chain
  • dc - double crochet
  • ea - each
  • fpdc - front post double crochet
  • prev - previous
  • rep - repeat
  • sts - stitches
Source : http://www.woolcrafting.com/crochet-basketweave-stitch.html

Special Stitches

Some of the special stitches which will help you develop a new texture to your pattern


Design-12 New Padikolam

my own design


There are variety of stitches used to form a pattern. Let me introduce them one by one

changing to a new yarn

Decreasing Double Crochet

Decreasing Half Double Crochet

Decreasing Single Crochet

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