This hugs and kisses crochet stitch is a very easy stitch but a very welcome addition to the growing crochet stitch tutorial library.
This stitch is not only beautiful, but it’s useful for so many items, there endless possibilities.
It looks beautiful in single color or multiple. Let’s dig into the stitch tutorial and I’ll let you decide what to do with it.
If you’re looking for more stitch tutorials for your fiber arts repertoire, check some of these out below.
I’m using Scheepjes Stone Washed XL #4 medium weight yarn as well as a 4mm crochet hook. You can use any yarn or hook size you prefer for this stitch tutorial, whatever you have is good. Just have fun!
Stitches Used & Code (US Term)
- ch = chain
- st = stitch(es)
- sc = single crochet
- dc = double crochet
- sk = skip
- sp = space
- REP = repeat
- This hugs and kisses crochet stitch is a 2 rows repeat (row 2 and row 3)
- This hugs and kisses stitch is in a multiple of 3+5 chains
- Can use in row or round. For the following written instructions, I’m going to make in a row
- For the following written instructions, I’m using 2 colors but you can use only 1 color or more then 2 colors. You can change color how ever you want, every row, every other row, it’s up to you.
Hugs and Kisses Crochet Stitch Written Instructions
Row 1 Color A (RS): ch 32, sk 5 ch (first 3 ch that you skipped count as 1 dc), 3 dc into next ch, *sk 2 ch, 3 dc into next ch* REP from *TO* until you have 2 ch left, sk next ch, 1 dc into last ch, cut the yarn. Check picture below
Row 2 Color B (WS): Turn, make slip knot and insert hook into the loop, 1 sc into first st, *sk 3 dc and make 1 dc into the between the third dc that you skipped and the next dc, ch 1, 1 dc into the between the first dc that you skipped and the next st* REP from *TO* across, end the row with 1 sc into the last st/the ch st, cut the yarn. Check picture below
Row 3 Color A: Turn, add new yarn into the first sc, ch 3 (count as 1 dc), 3 dc into each ch 1 sp across, end the row with 1 dc into last st, cut the yarn. Check picture below
REP Row 2 and Row 3 for remainder of project
HERE’S THE VIDEO TUTORIAL FOR THIS CROCHET STITCH