Cluster V Stitch – Pattern Description
The cluster V stitch is a one-row repeat crochet pattern constructed with clusters of double crochet two together stitches (dc2tog) placed in a V shape to create a beautiful textured fabric. It works great for modern blankets, baby afghans, garments and accessories.
The one-row repeat pattern is so easy to remember, you will not need to reference the pattern once you made the first couple of rows. The Cluster V Stitch it one of those patterns to crochet while watching your favorite tv show.
Please note that this post contains affiliate links, I will earn a small percentage should you choose to purchase something, but it will be at no cost to you. You can read the disclosure policy here.
Subscribe to Crafting Happiness YouTube Channel to save this video
- Multiples of 3ch + 2ch
- one-row repeat
- Deramores Studio Aran
- 5mm crochet hook
Get Your Supplies
Pattern written in US terms using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
|st(s) – stitch(es)||sc – single crochet|
|ch – chain||dc – double crochet|
|sk – skip||dc2tog – double crochet 2 together|
Double Crochet Two Together (dc2tog) – just like the title implies you will crochet 2 incomplete double crochet stitches together. It doesn’t matter where the 2 double crochet stitches are made, they can be made in the same stitch (or chain), or they can be crocheted in different stitches, the technique is the same.
Step 1. Make your first incomplete dc: o, insert the hook into the stitch (or chain) and pull up a loop (3 loops on hook). Yo and pull through the first 2 loops on the hook(2 loops on hook). Leave the incomplete dc on the hook.
Step 2. Make another incomplete dc in the same stitch (or chain): yo and insert the hook into the same stitch (or chain) and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), yo and pull through the first 2 loops on the hook (3 loops on hook). You now have 2 incomplete dc stitches on your hook.
Step 3. Time to crochet them together: yo and pull through all 3 loops on the hook. You have now completed a dc2tog stitch.
Starting Chain: This pattern requires you to chain multiples of 3ch + 2ch. My starting chain is 29ch.
Row 1: dc2tog in the 6th ch from the hook, ch1, dc2tog in the same chain, *sk2, dc2tog in the next ch, ch1, dc2tog in the same chain*, repeat until you have 2ch left, sk1, dc in the last ch, turn
Row 2: *ch3 (counts as a dc), dc2tog in the ch space from the previous row, ch1, dc2tog in the same ch space*, repeat until you crocheted in the last ch space from the previous row, sk1, dc in the last stitch (which is the top ch of the ch3 you made at the beginning of the row)
Repeat row 2 until you have the required length
And this is how you crochet the Cluster V Stitch. If you found this tutorial helpful, please share and Pin! Follow me on Pinterest HERE
Looking For Other Crochet Stitches?
- How To Corner To Corner Crochet (C2C) Complete Guide For Beginners
- Crochet Pointy Crocodile Stitch For Beginners With Video
- Crochet Double Loop Stitch Tutorial & Video
- Crochet Single Loop Stitch Step By Step Tutorial
- How To Crochet A Triangle Using Any Stitch
- Modified Trinity Stitch Photo & Video Tutorial
- Textured Cluster Stitch Tutorial
- The Crunch Stitch – Video & Photo Tutorial
My Favorite Crochet Books
The photographs on this tutorial are subject to copyright and are the property of Crafting Happiness, don’t use them to advertise your own creations. You may use photos from this post only if you directly link back to this tutorial.