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Staggered Fans Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Staggered Fans Crochet Lace Stitch. Perfect for a Throw, Blanket, Tablecloth, Ruana, Poncho, Lace Tee 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.

Staggered Fans CrochetKim Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Stitch Multiple

Chain any multiple of 8 and then add 12

Difficulty Level: Easy

Notes

In the first row, there are times when you work many stitches into a single chain. This stretches the chain, making it easy to miss the next chain, resulting in mistakes. Use care to watch for that stretched chain.

Special Stitches

Fan: [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in same st or sp indicated.

V-Stitch (v-st): [dc, ch 1, dc] in same st or sp indicated.

Shell (sh): [dc, ch 2, dc] in same st or sp indicated.

Crochet Pattern Instructions

Row 1: Sk 3 ch, dc in next ch, *sk 3 ch, fan (see Special Stitches above) in next ch, sk 3 ch, v-st (see Special Stitches above) in next ch, rep from * to last 8 ch, sk 3 ch, fan in next ch, sk 3 ch, 2 dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 4, dc in first dc, *2 dc in ch-1 sp of fan, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp of same fan, sh (see Special Stitches above) in ch-1 sp of v-st, rep from * to last fan, 2 dc in ch-1 sp of fan, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp of same fan, v-st in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 3 (RS): Ch 3, dc in first dc, ch 1, 2 dc in first ch-1 sp, *v-st in next ch-2 sp, fan in ch-2 sp of next sh, rep from * to last ch-2 sp, v-st in last ch-2 sp, [2 dc, ch 1, dc] in sp of beg ch-4, turn.

Row 4: Ch 4, 2 dc in first ch-1 sp, *sh in ch-1 sp of v-st, 2 dc in ch-1 sp of next fan, ch 2, 2 dc in in ch-1 sp of same fan, rep from * to last v-st, sh in ch-1 sp of last v-st, 2 dc in last ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn.

Row 5: Ch 3, dc in first dc, *fan in ch-2 sp of sh, v-st in next ch-2 sp, rep from * to last sh, fan in ch-2 sp of last sh, 2 dc in sp of beg ch-4, turn.

Rep rows 2-5 throughout.

Sample

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

Suggested Uses

Throw, Blanket, Tablecloth, Ruana, Poncho, Lace Tee

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Staggered Fans CrochetKim Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Staggered Fans Crochet Stitch Pattern

CrochetKim.com: Learn the Staggered Fans crochet lace stitch
Author: Kim Guzman

Stitch Multiple

  • Chain any multiple of 8 and then add 12

Materials

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




Instructions

Special Stitches

  • Fan: [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in same st or sp indicated.
  • V-Stitch (v-st): [dc, ch 1, dc] in same st or sp indicated.
  • Shell (sh): [dc, ch 2, dc] in same st or sp indicated.

Begin

  • Row 1: Sk 3 ch, dc in next ch, *sk 3 ch, fan (see Special Stitches above) in next ch, sk 3 ch, v-st (see Special Stitches above) in next ch, rep from * to last 8 ch, sk 3 ch, fan in next ch, sk 3 ch, 2 dc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 4, dc in first dc, *2 dc in ch-1 sp of fan, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp of same fan, sh (see Special Stitches above) in ch-1 sp of v-st, rep from * to last fan, 2 dc in ch-1 sp of fan, ch 2, 2 dc in next ch-1 sp of same fan, v-st in top of beg ch-3, turn.
  • Row 3 (RS): Ch 3, dc in first dc, ch 1, 2 dc in first ch-1 sp, *v-st in next ch-2 sp, fan in ch-2 sp of next sh, rep from * to last ch-2 sp, v-st in last ch-2 sp, [2 dc, ch 1, dc] in sp of beg ch-4, turn.
  • Row 4: Ch 4, 2 dc in first ch-1 sp, *sh in ch-1 sp of v-st, 2 dc in ch-1 sp of next fan, ch 2, 2 dc in in ch-1 sp of same fan, rep from * to last v-st, sh in ch-1 sp of last v-st, 2 dc in last ch-1 sp, ch 1, dc in top of beg ch-3, turn.
  • Row 5: Ch 3, dc in first dc, *fan in ch-2 sp of sh, v-st in next ch-2 sp, rep from * to last sh, fan in ch-2 sp of last sh, 2 dc in sp of beg ch-4, turn.
  • Rep rows 2-5 throughout.

Pattern Notes

Difficulty Level: Easy
Sample
Made in Stylecraft Special DK, color Plum, crochet hook size H-8 (5mm).
Suggested Uses
Throw, Blanket, Tablecloth, Ruana, Poncho, Lace Tee
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