The Uneven Berry Crochet Stitch

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The Uneven Berry crochet stitch creates a beautiful bumpy texture, making for a lovely warm and thick fabric. Made in chunky yarn it makes for great textured winter accessories, perfect for a hat and scarf set.

This stitch featured in week 38 of the 50 Stitches crochet along

This pattern is written in US terms, but the UK translation is below.

UK Translation

Single crochet (sc) = Double crochet

The Pattern

Start with a foundation chain in a multiple of 2 (plus 1 for the turning chain)

Row 1. In the 3rd chain from your hook make a sc (the turning chain counts as your first sc). Sc in each chain

Turn

Row 2. Chain 1 and slip stitch into the first stitch *make a berry stitch in the next stitch (yarn over and insert hook into the loop. Yarn over and pull up a loop then yarn over and pull your hook through the first loop on your hook – you should now have 3 loops in your hook. Yarn over and in the same stitch insert your hook and yarn over and  pull up a loop then yarn over and pull through the first loop on your hook – you should now have 5 loops on your hook. 

Making the berry
                                            5 loops on your hook before completing your berry stitch

Finally yarn over and pull through all 5 loops on your hook then chain 1). 

finishing the berry
                                                             Chain 1 to complete your berry stitch

Then slip stitch* repeat between *and* across the row ending with a slip stitch in the last 2 stitches.

Tip – keep your slip stitches loose as you’ll be crocheting into them later

Turn

Row 3. Chain 1 and sc in the first and second stitches. *slip stitch into the top of the berry stitch (ignore the chain 1 when you completed the berry) then sc in the slip stitch* repeat between *and* ending with a sc.

order of stitches in row 3
                                              Ignore the stitch on top of the berry when working row 3

Turn

Row 4. Chain 1 and slip stitch in the first 2 stitches. *Make a berry in the next stitch then slip stitch* repeat between *and* ending the row with a slip stitch

Turn

Row 5. Chain 1 and sc in the first stitch. *Slip stitch in the top of the berry stitch, then sc in the slip stitch* repeat between *and* sc in the last stitch

Repeat rows 2-5 until you reach the required height, making sure you end on a berry row.

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