These delicate little rounded bumps are created with a base stitch, chains, and then a slip stitch. Three easy steps and you have yourself a stitch that pops!
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Picot Stitch Crochet Tutorial
1) Each picot stitch starts with a base stitch. In this tutorial, the single crochet will be the base stitch. Other stitches can also be used.
2) Chain 3. Patterns may vary with the amount of chains. In this tutorial, 3 chains were made before the next step.
3) Patterns may vary, but to complete the picot stitch, insert your hook into the base of the stitch, top of the stitch, or side of the stitch.
4) Slip stitch in the space where the pattern mentions to insert your hook. I really enjoy working in the side of the base stitch. (Shown in the photo above and to the left. Photo above to the right shows inserting a hook into the base of the base stitch.
5) Continue working this stitch across the edge for edging or follow pattern instructions. Picots can be used between stitches. Not only is it a great edging stitch, but this is a beautiful way to make lace pattern really stand out!
Want to see a pattern with the picot stitch worked between stitches? Check out the KoKo Cocoon Cardigan, free on the blog!
~ Video Tutorial ~
And that, my friend, is how to make the picot stitch!
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