Wattle Stitch Tutorial

Posted by on June 8, 2012 in Stitch Guide | 2 comments

This is easy for beginners and is a great way to add some texture to your project. You can use any multiple of 3 to make your project as large, or small, as you would like. If you’d like to give it a try, the steps are below. Otherwise I’ll be posting a free project in the next couple of days, that you can use to practice on.

Here are the steps to creating it:

1)  chain as many as desired (remember multiples of 3)

2)  skip 1st 2 chs (counts as sc), * (sc, ch1, dc) in next ch, skip next 2 ch, repeat from * across, sc in last ch, turn.

3)  ch1, sc in 1st sc, skip next dc, * (sc, ch1, dc) in ch1 sp, skip next sc & dc, repeat from * across, sc in last sc.

Repeat step 3.

The pics below show you exactly where you will be inserting the hook.


Crocheted Wattle StitchI’ve inserted the hook behind the wattle stitch from the previous row.
Crochet Wattle StitchYou will be working into the ch1 space where the needle is pointing.

Happy Crocheting!


  1. i liked this new stitch and i am eager to see the next posting

  2. Beautiful textured stitch. Thank you for the instructions.


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