Spiked Sedge Stitch | How to Crochet

This free tutorial walks you through how to make the spiked sedge stitch. In this blog post you’ll find photo tutorials as well as a video tutorial.


spiked sedge stitch Crochet tutorial

The Spiked Sedge Stitch

The spiked sedge stitch has a lovely, almost woven texture to it. You could use this stitch for almost anything from dishcloths to wearables to blankets. You simply can’t go wrong with this unique crochet stitch.

This stitch uses basic stitches and a one-row repeat making it very simple to learn. Scroll down for the free tutorial.

spiked sedge stitch Crochet tutorial

Video Tutorial for the Spiked Sedge Stitch:

MATERIALS:

  • your favorite yarn and hook combination

SKILL LEVEL:

  • Intermediate beginner – the maker should have knowledge and be comfortable with basic crochet stitches first.

TUTORIAL NOTES:

  • chain 1 does not count as a stitch
  • this stitch is a one-row repeat
  • start with any multiple of 3 + 2

STITCHES USED AND ABBREVIATIONS:

  • ch/chs = chain/chains
  • yo = yarn over
  • st/sts = stitch/stitches
  • sk = skip
  • sc = single crochet
  • hdc = half double crochet
  • dc = double crochet

Instructions for the Spiked Sedge Stitch:

This tutorial is just for a practice swatch. However, if you’re a confident crocheter and want to just jump into making a project (dishcloth, scarf, etc.) then go for it!

Step 1: Start with a ch with any multiple of 3 + 2.

Spiked Sedge Stitch Crochet Tutoria

Step 2: In the second ch from the hook, make one sc. Continue to make one sc in each ch all the way across. Ch 1, turn.

Step 3: (Ch 1 does not count as a st) Make one sc in the first st.

Step 4: Make one hdc in the same st as the sc.

Step 5: Make one dc in the same stitch as the sc and hdc.

Step 6: Skip the next two sts.

Spiked Sedge Stitch Crochet Tutoria

Step 7: Work one sc, hdc and dc all in the next st.

Step 8: Repeat steps 6 & 7 until the end of the row, ending with one sc in the last st. Ch 1, turn.

Step 9: Into the first st, make one sc and one hdc. Note this space from skipping two stitches in the row below.

Step 10: Make one dc in that space.

Step 11: Skip two sts, make one sc and hdc in the next st.

Step 12: Work one dc in the space from the skipped sts in the row below.

Step 13: Repeat steps 11 & 12 all the way across, ending with one sc in the very last st. Ch 1, turn.

Step 14: Repeat steps 11 & 12 for the remainder of your practice swatch.

See, wasn’t this an easy stitch? And the texture is so beautiful too!

What will YOU make using this stitch? Did you make a practice swatch? Did you just go for it and make a project with it? Either way, I’d love to your work! Please do share and tag me @spottedhorsedesignco on social media. I absolutely love seeing all your makes ❤️

Do you like textured crochet stitches? You will probably love the alpine stitch if you enjoyed making this falling leaves stitch. Read THIS BLOG POST if you want to make the alpine stitch also!

spiked sedge stitch Crochet tutorial

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