Intermediate to Advanced
HDC(s). Half-Double Crochet(s)
YO. Yarn Over
For the purpose of this tutorial, we will complete 21 Chs.
Row 1: Ch 1, turn. HDC in the 2nd Ch from the hook. HDC 20. (21 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn. In 1st St, *(HDC, Skip a St, Ch 1). Repeat * until the last st. HDC in last st. (21 sts)
Row 3: Ch 1, turn. In the 1st st, HDC. Ch 1. Feather stitch (read below) until the last st. HDC in last st. (21 sts)
Feather Stitch. YO into Ch 1 space (3 loops on hook). YO and insert hook into the skipped stitch 2 rows down. YO and pull yarn up (5 loops on hook). YO and insert hook into the next Ch 1 space (7 loops on hook). YO and pull yarn through all 7 loops on the hook. Ch 1.
Row 4: Same as Row 1, except you will insert hook into the Ch 1 space, 2 rows down, instead of “insert hook into the skipped stitch 2 rows down”.
Note: When doing another Feather Stitch, you will begin in the same Ch 1 space where you just ended the last Feather Stitch.
Last Row: Ch 1, turn. In 1st st, HDC 21 across.