Of all the crochet stitches as a beginner the corner to corner (c2c) can look the most daunting but it’s really not as hard as it looks. Why not follow this pattern and video tutorial at the base of this post and have a go at the c2c stitch. It’s great for blankets, shawls, scarfs and even cowls. Once you’ve practised this stitch, why not have a go at the C2C blanket shown in the video tutorial at the base of this post.
Here’s @littlegemscrafts trying out the stitch after putting it off for fear she wouldn’t be able to do it! How great does this look?
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Another wip (don’t judge me 😏) My first C2C!!!! I’ve always been put off by this particular technique as I thought I wouldn’t be able to do it!! BUT it’s bladddddy easy peasy!!!! I used @bellacococrochet C2C tutorial on YouTube- that lady is an absolute ledge!!!! Her tutorials are so clear and so easy to follow!! . . . . Yarn is by @knitsirdar in Sirdar Snuggly pattercake DK shade 752 . #bellacococrochet #c2ccrochet #crochet #crochetinspiration #sirdaryarn #crocheting #crochetersofinstagram #crochetblanket #crochetdesign #yarnaddicted #yarn #grannysquare #grannyblanket #grannysquaretherapy #pompom #instacrochet #babyblanket #crochetsociety #crochetgang #crochetgirlgang #crochetaddict #create #rainbow #rainbowaddict #rainbowblanket
PATTERN USE IDEAS
- Scarfs and cowls
Materials and Tools needed
Yarn used in video sample: Paintbox Chunky Pots
Hook: For this tutorial I have used a 6mm Hook
Written in UK terms
This pattern gives you the basic principles for the Corner to Corner stitch, designed to help you create your own projects.
Video tutorial can be found at the base of the post.
Slip Stitch(s): ss(s): Insert hook, yarn over pull through stitch and loop on hook
Chain(s): ch(s): Yarn over, pull through
Double Crochet(s): dc(s): Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have two loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.
Treble Crochet(s): tr(s): Yarn over, insert into stitch, yarn over, pull up a loop, you will have three loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through two loops, yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.
Unsure of the differences between UK and US terms? Need a refresher on how to do your stitches? In my ‘How to crochet: A handy reference guide’ EBook I help you with all of these terms and you can always have them to hand! You will also get exclusive access to free video instructions. You can find my EBook HERE.
Corner to Corner Stitch (C2C) Pattern
Row 1 – Ch6, tr in 4th ch from hook and next 2 ch.
Row 2 – Turn work and ch6, tr in 4th ch from hook and next 2 ch. Sl st into top of 1st square to join (underneath ch3 space), ch3, make 3 tr in same space.
Row 3 – Turn work and ch6, tr in 4th ch from hook and next 2 ch. *Sl st into top of next sq, ch3, make 3tr in same space*, repeat from * until end.
Repeat row 3 until piece reaches desired size.
To decrease, turn work and sl st in sp between next 3 st. *Ch3, make 3tr in same space, join with a sl st to next square*, repeat from * until second to last square. Join with a sl st to last square, turn work and sl st along next 3 sp.
Repeat until end.
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JaneMarch 29, 2021 at 4:53 am
Greetings from Vancouver Island,
Tonight, at last, I’m learning C2C using your video tutorial for left hand and I am so grateful.
I’ve tried on my own and with other videos but tonight I’ve followed you with success.
I’m hoping to make a baby blanket using this stitch once the yarn I’ve ordered arrives.
BellaCocoTeamMarch 29, 2021 at 8:45 pm
You are very welcome and well done 🙂
PattriciaOctober 1, 2021 at 4:05 am
Thanks so very much from Wisconsin thanks so very much for your left handed video and directions . Very good your a good teacher. No-one can ever tell how a left handed person rd!ads charts etc or do a design do you have anything like this thanks so !uch
BellaCocoTeamOctober 7, 2021 at 7:39 pm
You are very welcome 🙂