Elizabeth Stitch

Abbreviations

CHChain
ESElizabeth Stitch
YOYarn Over
*A* × BRepeat “A” for a number of B times
( X )Work all of “X” in ONE stitch
{ }Notes

ES

  • Insert hook into stitch and pull up a loop {2 loops on hook}
  • YO, insert hook into same stitch, and pull up a loop {4 loops on hook}
  • YO, pull through all 4 loops
  • CH 1 to secure

* 2 top loops are created by each ES. Always work into the first top loops and not the CH-1 thereafter.

  • Turn after each row.

Multiples

  • CH 2 (+4)

Base

In 4th CH from hook, make a ES, *skip 1 CH, ES*

Pattern repeat

  • CH 2, turn. ES in each stitch
    • Note: to work in the top of the stitch and not the CH 1
  • Work last stitch at top of CH 2

Variant

CH 1 at the beginning (instead of CH 2) if your the sides are taller while the middle sinks, or if your tension is tight.

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