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V Stitch Blanket and Scarf Pattern

Posted on February 22, 2017

I have a new crochet stitch that I am just in love with. It is called the V Stitch and it is very easy and simple to crochet many different projects using this stitch. I have already used the stitch pattern to make a blanket and a scarf.

There are several different versions of the V Stitch and I do mine without a chain stitch between my double crochet stitches. It makes for a less-holey project and works up faster for me without having to chain between stitches.

To crochet the small blanket or lapghan, I chained 101 stitches to start with a H (5 mm) crochet hook. I then turn and work double crochet (DC) into the 3rd stitch from hook, *skip one chain, 2DC in next stitch* and just repeat across. End with a DC in last stitch. Chain 2 and turn. Work a 2DC in each V stitch space and end with a DC in last stitch or at top of the turning chain.

I worked two rows in each color and just carried the yarn along the sides after each color change. When I finished the length I wanted for the lapghan, I worked a row of single crochet stitching down the long side to hide the color changes. I ran out of the vintage blue yarn I was using otherwise I would of added an additional row of edging around the whole blanket. It still turned out to be a nice size lapghan with a finished width of 35 inches by 25 inches long. Again you can do more stitches to start or more rows for a bigger blanket.

My V Stitch scarf is 5-1/2 inches wide. I crocheted it using a H hook also doing the V stitch pattern without chaining between stitches.

Closeup of V Stitch scarf stitching

For the scarf pattern, I started with chain 21, DC in 3rd st, 2 DC, skip, 2 DC, repeat across with DC in last st. Ch 2, turn, 2 DC in space of V across with DC in last st (top of chain.) SC along short side on both ends to finish. I crocheted to 50 inches long.

If you haven’t already tried this stitch, I hope I have inspired you with my two V stitch projects. Best wishes and happy crocheting to all!

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4 Responses to “V Stitch Blanket and Scarf Pattern”

  1. Cheryl
    Feb 25, 2017

    I like this V-stitch and can’t wait to try it, but what I mostly want to say is thank you! I just found your site today (looking at your previous posts, I see that I am ONLY ten years late to the party!LOL), linked from I don’t remember where, as I was looking at recycling ideas. I am so happy to find your patterns and instructions for making yarn out of plastic grocery bags, and for crocheting them into tote bags and such. I am going to try the flat bottomed grocery tote first, and if that works out well, I will make myself a whole set of them, and will help reduce the number of plastic grocery bags floating around out there. Thanks so much for making these instructions and patterns available for free!


  2. Cindy
    Feb 26, 2017

    @Cheryl – So glad you found my site and I love your enthusiasm about recycling and trying new patterns. Let me know if you have any questions as you work the patterns as I am happy to help and answer any questions you may have. Best wishes and thanks for much for your kind comments.


  3. Collette Griffith
    May 08, 2017

    Thanks Cindy, for the “new” way to do the V-stitch! Sounds good, and quicker!


  4. Cindy
    May 08, 2017

    @Collette – Glad you like this stitch method. Hope your project goes well. Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a comment.



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