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Pixie Diamonds Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Pixie Diamonds Crochet Lace Stitch. Perfect for a Wrap, Poncho, Throw, Afghan, Scarf, Shawl, Tablecloth and more! Now available with a printable Pattern Card. Take a gorgeous lace stitch pattern and make your own DIY crochet project! Part of the CrochetKim Crochet Stitch Library.

Pixie Diamonds CrochetKim Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Stitch Multiple

Chain any multiple of 16 and then add 18

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Notes

This design is a ripple and has a wavy top and bottom rather than a straight edge.

Special Stitches

Side Cluster: Ch 4, yo twice, insert hook in fourth ch from hook, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo twice, insert hook in same ch, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo, pull through 3 loops on hook. (Note: This tips the sideways as soon as the next stitch is made.)

Cluster: Yo twice, insert hook in stitch indicated, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, *yo twice, insert hook in same stitch, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, rep from * once more, yo, pull through 4 lps on hook.

End Cluster: Yo twice, insert hook in stitch indicated, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo twice, insert hook in same stitch, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo, pull through 3 lps on hook.

Crochet Pattern Instructions

Row 1: Sk first ch, sc in next ch, *ch 2, dc in each of next 5 ch, sk 2 ch, sc in next ch, sk 2 ch, dc in each of next 5 ch, ch 2, sc in next ch, rep from * across, turn.

Row 2 (RS): Ch 6, sc in ch-2 sp, *side cluster (see Special Stitches above), cluster in next sc (see Special Stitches above), side cluster, sc in ch-2 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, rep from * to last 10 dc, side cluster, cluster in next sc, side cluster, sc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, dtr in last sc, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in dtr, ch 2, *sc in next sc, ch 5, cluster in top of cluster, ch 5, sc in sc, ch 2, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 2, rep from * to sc before last 2 side clusters, sc in next sc, ch 5, cluster in top of cluster, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 2, sc in sp of ch-6 turning ch, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sk ch-2 sp,*5 dc in ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in cluster, ch 2, 5 dc in next ch-5 sp, sk ch-2 sp, sc in sc, rep from * across, turn.

Row 5: Ch 4, dtr in same sc, side cluster, *sc in ch-2 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, side cluster, cluster in next sc, side cluster, rep from * to last 2 ch-2 sps, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, side cluster, end cluster in last sc, turn.

Row 6: Ch 4, dtr in same end cluster, *ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 2, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in next sc, ch 5, cluster in cluster, rep from * to sc before last ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 2, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in next sc, ch 5, end cluster in top of last dtr, turn.

Row 7: Ch 1, sc in same end cluster, *ch 2, 5 dc in next ch-5 sp, sk sc, sc in next sc, 5 dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in cluster, rep from * to ch-5 sp after last cluster, ch 2, 5 dc in next ch-5 sp, sk sc, sc in next sc, 5 dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in last dtr , turn.

Rep rows 2-7 throughout.

Sample

Made in Stylecraft Special DK, color Violet, crochet hook size H-8 (5mm).

Suggested Uses

Wrap, Poncho, Throw, Afghan, Scarf, Shawl, Tablecloth

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Pixie Diamonds CrochetKim Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Pixie Diamonds Crochet Stitch Tutorial

CrochetKim.com: Learn the Pixie Diamonds crochet lace stitch
Author: Kim Guzman

Stitch Multiple

  • Chain any multiple of 16 and then add 18

Materials

  • Intended to work with any size yarn or thread. Adjust hook size as necessary for your desired project and preferences.




Instructions

Special Stitches

  • Side Cluster: Ch 4, yo twice, insert hook in fourth ch from hook, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo twice, insert hook in same ch, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo, pull through 3 loops on hook. (Note: This tips the sideways as soon as the next stitch is made.)



  • Cluster: Yo twice, insert hook in stitch indicated, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, *yo twice, insert hook in same stitch, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, rep from * once more, yo, pull through 4 lps on hook.



  • End Cluster: Yo twice, insert hook in stitch indicated, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo twice, insert hook in same stitch, yo, pull lp through, [yo, pull through 2 lps on hook] twice, yo, pull through 3 lps on hook.



Begin

  • Row 1: Sk first ch, sc in next ch, *ch 2, dc in each of next 5 ch, sk 2 ch, sc in next ch, sk 2 ch, dc in each of next 5 ch, ch 2, sc in next ch, rep from * across, turn.



  • Row 2 (RS): Ch 6, sc in ch-2 sp, *side cluster (see Special Stitches above), cluster in next sc (see Special Stitches above), side cluster, sc in ch-2 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, rep from * to last 10 dc, side cluster, cluster in next sc, side cluster, sc in ch-2 sp, ch 2, dtr in last sc, turn.



  • Row 3: Ch 1, sc in dtr, ch 2, *sc in next sc, ch 5, cluster in top of cluster, ch 5, sc in sc, ch 2, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 2, rep from * to sc before last 2 side clusters, sc in next sc, ch 5, cluster in top of cluster, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 2, sc in sp of ch-6 turning ch, turn.



  • Row 4: Ch 1, sc in first sc, sk ch-2 sp,*5 dc in ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in cluster, ch 2, 5 dc in next ch-5 sp, sk ch-2 sp, sc in sc, rep from * across, turn.



  • Row 5: Ch 4, dtr in same sc, side cluster, *sc in ch-2 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, side cluster, cluster in next sc, side cluster, rep from * to last 2 ch-2 sps, sc in next ch-2 sp, ch 5, sc in next ch-2 sp, side cluster, end cluster in last sc, turn.



  • Row 6: Ch 4, dtr in same end cluster, *ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 2, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in next sc, ch 5, cluster in cluster, rep from * to sc before last ch-5 sp, ch 5, sc in next sc, ch 2, sc in ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in next sc, ch 5, end cluster in top of last dtr, turn.



  • Row 7: Ch 1, sc in same end cluster, *ch 2, 5 dc in next ch-5 sp, sk sc, sc in next sc, 5 dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in cluster, rep from * to ch-5 sp after last cluster, ch 2, 5 dc in next ch-5 sp, sk sc, sc in next sc, 5 dc in next ch-5 sp, ch 2, sc in last dtr , turn.



  • Rep rows 2-7 throughout.



Pattern Notes

This design is a ripple and has a wavy top and bottom rather than a straight edge.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Sample
Made in Stylecraft Special DK, color Violet, crochet hook size H-8 (5mm).
Suggested Uses
Wrap, Poncho, Throw, Afghan, Scarf, Shawl, Tablecloth
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