Lemon Peel Stitch
This week on Ask Me Monday, I show how to crochet the Lemon Peel Stitch, a simple, textural stitch that’s great for really, any type of project. Give it a watch, then practice the technique while making an adorable sunglass case.
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Lemon Peel Stitch Sunglass Case
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash Worsted (100% Extra Fine Superwash Merino Wool; 97 yds), colors by Vickie Howell, in: (A) 1 ball Coral Corale, and (B) 1 ball Golden Girls
Size US 8/5mm Knitter’s Pride Ginger Hook
4″/10 cm wide
6″/15 cm tall
12.5 sts x 12 rows = 4″/10 cm in Lemon Peel Stitch
With A, ch 14.
Row 2: Ch 1, (doesn’t count as st), sc in same st, *dc, sc; rep from * to end. Turn.
Join B. (Note: carry unused color along side edge as you work.)
Row 3: With B, Ch 3 (counts as dc), *sc, dc; rep from * to end. Turn.
Row 4: With B, rep Row 2.
Row 5: With A, rep Row 3.
Row 6: With A, rep. Row 2.
Rep Rows 3-6 until piece measures 12″ from edge.
Fold piece in half length-wise. Rejoin A, sc through both layers of piece, evenly down one side. Repeat for the opposite side.
Weave in ends.
Want another project Lemon Peel Stitch? Try the High-Five Fingerless Mitts, featured in May 2020’s YarnYAY! subscription pack!
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