2013 CAL Stitch of the Month Afghan – The Trinity Stitch

The Trinity Stitch

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Trinity Stitch

This is a great beginner pattern stitch for clothing, bags and scarves.

Chain a multiple of 3 + 1 (for square ch 22)

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook; ltdec (see special stitches below), * ch 1, ltdec ;rep from * across; sc in same st as last ltdec.  Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Sc in first sc, ltdec; * ch 1, ltdec; rep from * across; sc in same st as last ltdec.  Ch 1, turn.

Repeat Row 2 for pattern.

 

Special Stitches:

Linked Triple Decrease (ltdec): (uses next 2 stitches) – insert hook in same st or sp as last st made, YO and pull up a loop, (insert hook in next st or sp, YO and pull up a loop) twice; YO and draw through all 4 loops on hook.