I saw a beautiful cardigan on a lady at church on Sunday and thought, I need to try to make a stitch that is similar to that! The fabric of her cardigan was crocheted pentagons which was beautiful and definitely doable, but this is the first pattern that came to me, and I think it's really pretty and worth sharing!
I worked my swatch in Sinfonia thread with a size F hook, but it will work up beautifully in whatever thread you love...so as I always say, use what you love to make something you love for someone you love and love every stitch!
So Here Goes:
Chain multiple of 4 +1
Row 1: hdc in 3rd ch from hook, hdc across
Row 2: ch 2, turn, hdc, ch 4, sk 3, (2 hdc in next stitch, ch 4, sk 3) across, hdc in last 2 stitches
Row 3: ch 1 turn, sc, (ch 2, sc in ch 4 space, ch 2, sk hdc, sc in hdc) across
Row 4: ch 5, turn, sk sc, 2 hdc in sc, (ch 4, sk sc, 2 hdc in sc) across, ch 2, tc in last sc
Row 5: ch1, turn, sc1, ch2, sc in hdc, (ch 2, sc in ch 4 space, ch 2, sk hdc, sc in hdc) across
Row 6: ch 2, turn, hdc in sc, (ch 4, sk sc, 2 hdc in sc) across
Repeat rows 3-6 for pattern, ending with row 5
2nd to last row: ch 2, turn, hdc in sc, (ch 3, sk sc, 2 hdc in sc) across
Last row: ch 2, turn, (hdc in each st, 3 hdc in each ch 3 space) across
When working something that will have a border, you may opt not to do the foundation row of hdc or the finishing row of hdc. On the swatch that I made while creating this pattern I found that it helped to keep everything aligned better.
An extra special thank you goes out to my dear friend Sarah for taking my convoluted gibberish and simplifying it into a much easier pattern!
As always, I can't wait to hear from you! Comment or message me if you have questions.