Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Crochet Entrelac Stitch Aghan Tutorial


Multipes of 11 + 1

Chain 34 as a sample


Abbreviations:

ch=chain
sl st=slip stitch

Entrelac Stitch is a very pretty stitch that is like the tunisian stitch. It is a wonderful way to make an afghan or scarf. I recommend watching the videos as I go over this advanced stitch. Any Type of yarn or hook works for this pattern depending on how big or small you would like it when it's finished. 







Row 1: Its like tunisian stitch, 
1st Row of the Entrelac stitch
insert hook in 2nd ch from hook, draw up the loop *insert hook in next ch, draw up loop, *repeat for 6 times total, you will have 7 loops on the hook

*yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook *repeat, 6 times total

2nd Row of the Entrelac stitch
*yarn over and insert hook in the next stitch, pull up stitch, *5 times, insert your hook in the next chain and pull a stitch for the 6th pull up. 

Now your working back into the stitches, there are 7 loops on the hook, *yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook, *repeat, total of 6 times

**Repeat 2nd Row for a total of 5 rows. Then the last row, yarn over and sl st in each stitch, 5 times, then sl st in the last ch from the row. 
That Completes on Entrelac Stitch that is 5 rows. You will Create two more Entrelac Square stitches of 5 rows, 2 more times on the 34 chain count. 

Row 2 of Entrelac Stitch 
In the corner of the right side of the previous row, sl sl st in the corner with new color of yarn, ch 6, In the 2nd chain from the hook, insert your hook and draw up your loop, *insert hook in the next stitch, draw up your loop, *repeat for a total of 5 times, insert hook same stitch, and that counts as 6 times for drawing up your loops, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook 6 times, 

**Next Row of Entrelac stitch, *insert hook in the next stitch, draw up your loop, *repeat 5 times total, insert hook in the next stitch of the previous stitch, draw up your loop, 
yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook 6 times, 
**Repeat for 3 more rows to complete the entrelac stitch. Then last row on the 5th row, sl st through each stitch, sl st in the next stitch next to the entrelac square. 

**#2 Entrelac Stitch Square
*insert your hook in the next stitch, draw up your loop, *repeat for total of 6 times, 7 loops on the hook 
*yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook *repeat for total of 6 times

**repeat for a total of 5 rows. then sl st in each stitch across 5 times, and sl st in the last stitch next to the entrelac stitch to complete. 

#3 Entrelac Stitch Square
Repeat same as #2 Entrelac Stitch

**#4 Entrelac Stitch Square
Last group of stitches
*insert your hook in the stitch, draw up your loop, total of 5 times.
*yarn over and pull through 1 loop on the hook and then yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook, 6 loops on the hook, *5 times total,
**repeat for a total of 5 rows. then the sl st in each stitch across 5 times.

Row 3 of Entrelac Stitch  sl st with new color of  yarn, on the peak top of previous row 2 on the right side, 

*insert your hook in the next stitch, draw up your loop, *repeat 
total of 6 times, 7 loops on the hook 

*yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook *repeat for total of 6 times

**repeat for a total of 5 rows. then the sl st in each stitch across 5 times, and sl st in the last stitch next to the entrelac stitch to complete. 

**#2 Entrelac Stitch
*insert your hook in the next stitch, draw up your loop, *repeat for total of 6 times, 7 loops on the hook, *repeat for total of 6 times. 

*yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook *repeat for total of 6 times

**repeat for a total of 5 rows. then the sl st in each stitch across, 5 times, and sl st in the last stitch next to the entrelac stitch to complete. 

**3 Entrelac Stitch
Same as #2 above.


Alternate Repeat between Rows 2 and 3

Close up the Side with half squares to create an edge. 
You need to turn your work to the beginning and add one more row. Part II Video shows how to do this. Create one more row to match the last row you did on the opposite side.
Sl st into the corner of square of the beginning. Chain 6, In the 2nd chain from the hook, insert your hook and draw up your loop, *insert hook in the next stitch, draw up your loop, *repeat for a total of 5 times, insert hook same stitch, and that counts as 6 times for drawing up your loops, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook 6 times, 

**Next Row of Entrelac stitch, *insert hook in the next stitch, draw up your loop, *repeat 5 times total, insert hook in the next stitch, draw up your loop, 
yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook 6 times, 
**Repeat for 2 more rows to complete the entrelac stitch.

Last one is an entrelac square decreased box, Last group of stitches
*insert your hook in the stitch, draw up your loop, total of 5 times.
*yarn over and pull through 1 loop on the hook and then yarn over and pull through 2 loops on the hook, 6 loops on the hook, 5 times,
**repeat for a total of 5 rows. then the sl st in each stitch across 5 times, ch 1 and pull through to complete.

Create a Straight edge, half box decrease.

sl st with your new yarn in the color of yarn in the last row you just finished with the ch 1 sl st knot. 

ch 1, Insert your hook in the next 6 stitches, and draw up your loops 6 times
yarn over and pull through 1 loop, yarn over and pull through 2, 4 times, then yarn over and pull through 3 loops, 

skip the first stitch, insert your hook in the next stitch and draw up your loop, 4 times, and insert your hook in the next stitch next to the row, draw up your loop, yarn over and pull through 1 loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops, 3 times, yarn over and pull through 3 loops on the hook.

skip the first stitch, insert your hook in the next stitch and draw up your loop, 3 times, and insert your hook in the next stitch next to the row, draw up your loop, yarn over and pull through 1 loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops, 2 times, yarn over and pull through 3 loops on the hook.

skip the first stitch, insert your hook in the next stitch and draw up your loop, 2 times, and insert your hook in the next stitch next to the row, draw up your loop, yarn over and pull through 1 loop, yarn over and pull through 2 loops, 1 time, yarn over and pull through 3 loops on the hook.

skip the first stitch, insert your hook in the next stitch and draw up your loop, 1 time, and insert your hook in the next stitch next to the row, draw up your loop, yarn over and pull through 1 loop, yarn over and pull through 3 loops on the hook.

sl st in the next stitch to finish the straight edge. 

*Repeat until you completed all your straight edges on the side. 

Now at the top. sl st the corner, sl st 6 times. Then *Repeat the straight edge on top the same way to the other corner, then sl st 4 times in the next corner, then straight edge, then sl st 6 times in the next corner, repeat the straight edge across then sl st 4 times. sl st to fasten off. 





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