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Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial

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The Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial showcase a beautiful and textured crochet stitch. 

It creates a lovely stitch pattern that’s great for so many crochet pattern projects. 

One thing to note about this stitch is the fact that it has a right side and a wrong side. 

I’ve also included a way for you to grab the printable version in a bundle, more details about that further down.

 

Don’t forget to save this tutorial on Pinterest! 

Alpine stitch crochet tutorial, photo showcasing the stitch square.

 

SPRING STITCHES CAL:


This crochet stitch pattern is released together with 15 other stitch pattern during the Spring Stitches CAL. 

All stitches are created to challenge you to test new stitch patterns, either in our patterns or you can make them as squares & join together as a blanket. 

Find the list of stitch patterns here.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial

 

FOR THIS TUTORIAL I USED:


 

 

ABBREVIATIONS:


ch = chain(s)

dc = double crochet

FPdc = front post double crochet

prev = previous

sc = single crochet

st = stitch(es)

yo = yarn over

 

NOTES:


  • This pattern is a multiple of 2 stitches. Add 2 for base chain.

 

STITCHES YOU WILL NEED:


FRONT POST DOUBLE CROCHET STITCH: 

Written description:

Yo, insert your hook from front to back between the prev st & the st you’re working, & bring it to the front again between the st you’re working & the next st, yo & pull up a loop, you have 3 loops on the hook, yo & pull through 2 of the 3 loops, yo and pull through the 2 last loops.

Video tutorial for FPdc & BPdc.

 

TO MAKE A 15 cm x  15 cm / 6 x 6 INCH SQUARE


With the hook & yarn give, I crocheted: 

  • Ch 24 st, for a total of 22 stitches per row.
  • 25 rows. 

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial

 

ALPINE STITCH CROCHET TUTORIAL:


Find the written & photo tutorial below. Further down you can also find a video tutorial. 

 

WRITTEN & PHOTO TUTORIAL: 

Preparation row:

Ch a multiple of 2 st.

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Chains finished.

 

Row 1:

Dc 1 in 3rd ch from hook, dc 1 in each st across, turn. 

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 1 finished.

 

Row 2: 

Ch 1 (counts as 1st st), sc 1 in each st across, turn. 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 2 finished.

 

Row 3: 

Ch 2 (counts as 1st st), *FPdc 1 in dc 2 rows below, dc 1 in next st*, repeat from *to* until you have 1 st left, dc 1 in last st, turn. 

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 3: Chain 2, then FPdc in stitch 2 rows below. Here, inserting hook around post of stitch directly below to do the front post double crochet.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 3 cont.: Draw up a loop.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 3 cont.: Yarn over and draw through first 2 loops on hook.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 3 cont.: Yarn over and pull through both loops on hook.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 3 cont.: Double crochet in next stitch.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 3 cont.: Alternate front post double crochet and double crochet across row until you have 1 stitch left.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 3 cont.: Double crochet in last stitch. Notice you did two double crochet at the end of the row. This is how row 3 looks finished.

 

Row 4: 

Repeat row 2. 

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 4 finished.

 

Row 5:

Ch 2 (counts as 1st st), *dc 1 in next st, FPdc 1 in dc 2 rows below*, repeat from *to* until you have 1 st left, dc 1 in last st, turn. 

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 5: Chain 2, double crochet in next stitch finished. Inserting hook in double crochet 2 rows below to crochet the front post double crochet.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 5 cont.: Draw up a loop.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 5 cont.: Yarn over and pull through first two loops on hook.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 5 cont.: Yarn over and pull through both loops on hook.
Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 5 cont.: How the row looks finished. Ending with a double crochet in last stitch.

 

Repeat row 2-5 until project is desired size. 

 

Row 6: Repeat row 2. 

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial
Row 6 finished.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Row 7 finished. 

 

VIDEO TUTORIAL: 

 

CROCHET PATTERNS USING THIS STITCH:


 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial

 

WANT THE PRINTABLE VERSION?


If you like the Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial, I’m sure you’re going to love the other 15 stitches for the Spring Stitches CAL as well. 

We’ve gathered the collection of 16 crochet stitch tutorials in a super affordable e-book. 

Grab the bundle here.

 

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial

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