Crochet Stitch: Raised Zig Zag Stitch Tutorial

Crochet Stitch Pattern: Raised Zig Zag Stitch Tutorial.

Looking for a crochet stitch to make home decor accessories? You can give the Raised Zig Zag Stitch a try to create blankets, pillowcases and so many more items for your home. This stitch is quite textured, which makes it perfect for bags and purses too. Geometrical designs lovers: this one’s for you!

Raised Zig Zag Stitch

Raised Zig Zag Stitch

To get the swatch you see in the picture above, we used:

To make this fancy stitch, you will need to know how to work in Double Crochet (UK Treble Crochet) and Treble Crochet (UK Double Treble Crochet). If you’re at the beginning of your crochet journey, you can visit our YouTube Channel and get started with so many useful tutorials on basic crochet stitches and techniques! 😉

Raised Zig Zag Stitch tutorial

Cast on a multiple of 4 + 2 stitches.

Round 1:
  • Ch. 3 (they replace the 1st dc.), skip 5 ch. from the hook, 1 dc. in each of the following 3 ch., 1 trc. in the 5th skipped ch. (moving the hook in front of the 3 dc. you’ve just made), *4 sts. crossing to the left A (skip 1 ch., 1 dc. in each of the following 3 ch., 1 trc. in the skipped ch.)*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the round. End with 1 dc. in the last ch.
Round 2:
  • Ch. 3 (they replace the 1st dc.), *4 sts. crossing to the right (skip the trc. from the previous round, 1 dc. each of the following 3 dc., then, moving the hook behind the 3 dc. you’ve just made, 1 trc. in the skipped trc.)*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the round. End with 1 dc. in the 3rd ch. at the beginning of the round.
Round 3:
  • Ch. 3 (they replace the 1st dc.), *4 sts. crossing to the left B (skip the trc. from the previous round, 1 dc. each of the following 3 dc., then, moving the hook in front of the 3 dc. you’ve just made, 1 trc. in the skipped trc.)*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the round. End with 1 dc. in the 3rd ch. at the beginning of the round.

Continue repeating Rounds 2 and 3.

Raised Zig Zag Stitch Chart

Raised Zig Zag Stitch Chart

Raised Zig Zag Stitch Chart

This stitch makes super warm blankets to wrap yourself into on your wind-down nights, and the coziest baby blankets too! What are you crocheting next? Let us know which project you’re planning to make using the Raised Zig Zag Stitch and share your creations on Instagram using the hashtag #bettaknit!

If you enjoyed this raised stitch, check out the Cross Over Stitch! 🧶

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