Basketweave Stitch

Abbreviations

CHChain
BPDCBack Post Double Crochet
FPDCFront Post Double Crochet
HDCHalf Double Crochet
DCDouble Crochet
SCSingle Crochet
*A* × BRepeat “A” for a number of B times
( X )Work all of “X” in ONE stitch
{ }Notes

Multiples

  • CH 8 (+4)

Base

  • DC in 3rd CH from hook,
  • DC in each CH across

Pattern repeat

Turn after each row.
1~3

  • CH 2,
  • Repeat: *4 FPDC, 4 BPDC*
  • HDC in last stitch

4~6

  • CH 2,
  • Repeat: *4 BPDC, 4 FPDC*
  • HDC in last stitch

Finish

  • SC in each stitch around for border

Variant

  • For different yarn, adjust set of post stitches to achieve the squarish Interweaving semblance
    • E.g. Repeat *5 FPDC, 5 BPDC* × 4 rows for lightweight yarn
  • May also use taller post stitches, for example FP/BP Triple Crochet to attain height with lesser rows for heavier yarn

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