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Static Stitch

Patterns made with this stitch.

This featured stitch is called the Static Stitch it is called this because when you use more than one color to make this stitch, it looks like a row of static. This stitch is used in 3 patterns as you will soon see. This is a stitch I developed my self with inspiration from the book "The Harmony Guide to Crochet" There is a similar stitch called the tooth stitch in there which is a bit more complicated so I decided to make the stitch easier and faster to do. This sample has 2 dcs at each end of each dc row.

Static Stitch Sample

To do this stitch follow these instructions.

Ch a multiple of 3 + 4 sts. In the example below, this will make a row of 4 repeats. So this is 3x4=12+4=16.

So we will start with a chain of 16 sts.
ROW 1: With first color, ch 16, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Ch 3, turn.

ROW 2: Dc in 2nd sc, *ch 2, sk 2 sts, dc in next st.� Repeat from * across ending with 1 dc in each of the last 2 sc. Fasten off Color 1.

ROW 3: Tie on color 2, (Sc in the first 2 sts. Make a dc in each of the sk st in the previous row working over the 2 chs. Sc in dc, repeat from * across ending with a sc in each of the last 2 sts. Ch 3, turn.)

ROW 4: Repeat ROW 2.
ROW 5: Repeat row 3.
ROW 6: Repeat ROW 2.

Keep on going in this manner until you reach the desired number of rows. When finishing your project, add one row of sc's at the end.