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Continue as you have changing your colors every fifth stitch for 4 rows. Starting in the third chain from the hook single crochet. Single crochet in the next 2 chains as well. Should I Cut My Bangs is an upcoming homegrown brand simplygram cancel that makes a statement with their patterned crochet handbags. Each bag is one-off, handmade with love, and elevates the everyday essential with its distinct colours. Get free crochet patterns, exclusive partner offers, and more.

I love to share my knowledge and ideas, and I love that YOU love them enough to share them as well! You are free to sell products made from my patterns, all I ask is that you do not use my images to represent your work and that you link back to my pattern in your listings. The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for anonymous statistical purposes. Usually you crochet in the right side of the chain. When you turn your chain, you’ll see a small ‘bump’ on the wrong side of each stitch. For weeks after this, the two of them kept talking about a rematch, but we soon realized that none of us actually owned a checkers set.

First you’ll need to decide the size of your blocks that will create your checkerboard pattern. I think 5 stitches is a pretty common number and that’s what I am using here. If you’re making a gigantic blanket, I’d suggest much, much larger blocks to keep the color changes minimal. You will repeat this process of single crocheting 5 stitches, inserting hook in 6th, and pulling up your alternate color to complete the 6th single crochet. You will do this a total of 8 times, and by the end of the row you will have a total of 48 sc. To start your next row of stitches chain twice .

Always end with a double crochet in the last stitch. For reference I used some random blue DK weight yarn and a 4mm crochet hook – my beauty is from Pedros Plaques on Etsy. For this stitch I am going to use a size 8 crochet hook and a few skeins of our Pima Cotton.

Obviously, this crochet checkerboard game would make a great project for anyone who likes to play board games. I think we will be putting ours in with our camping and picnicking gear to take on outings. Below you will find the complete pattern and instructional photos for this Crochet Checkerboard pattern. You will also find all the materials, stitches, and gauge for this crochet project. This video tutorial will show you how to crochet a checkered scarf step-by-step. The pattern is easy to follow but if you’re a beginner at crochet you will highly likely need the video tutorial.

I crochet dropped color through each of next colors stitches. If crocheting the checkers as well , you will need an additional skein of each color. YO, insert hook from the back to the front and to the back side again around the post YO, pull the yarn through the stitch and finish a dc as usual. YO, insert hook from front to the back and to the front again around the post , YO, pull the yarn through the stitch and finish a dc as usual.