When I was learning to crochet, I came across the Y stitch. It was too difficult for me at the time – you want me to put the hook where?? But a recent reader request led me to take another look at this stitch – and I realized just how easy it now is! So here’s how to crochet the Y stitch!
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How to Crochet the Y Stitch – Right Handed
How to Crochet the Y Stitch – Left Handed
As Seen in this Video (Click for more info)
The Y stitch is a rare one, and there are lots of ways you can change it up and incorporate it with other stitches. In this video, I chained 2 between the treble and double crochet. But you could only chain 1, or you could chain more than 2, or you could work 2 double crochets in that treble and not chain at all! But the basic idea is the same, and this is how it usually works:
Maybe a little bit of publicity will help bring some popularity to this often overlooked crochet stitch! I know I’m thinking of fun ways to use it now, and I’ve already added it to a pattern since filming this video! Or maybe you’re here because you came across it in a pattern and needed to find out what the heck the Y stitch is. Either way, I hope this video tutorial helped! Thanks for watching! Be sure to Pin this for later too: