Crochet

How to Crochet the Bobble Stitch

The Bobble stitch is a highly textured crochet stitch, creating beautiful bobbles with a simple two row repeat pattern.

You can use any weight of yarn, as long as you use the corresponding hook. (check the yarn label for this information)

The Bobble stitch is perfect for blankets, cushions, garments & accessories.

 

Tutorial is written in UK Terms  – (US Terms HERE)

Crochet Terms

Ch – Chain.

St –Stitch.

DC – Double Crochet – insert hook, yarn over, pull the loop back through the stitch (two loops on hook), yarn over and pull through both loops on hook. (US ~ Single Crochet /SC)

TR – Treble Crochet – yarn over, insert hook, yarn over, pull the loop back through the stitch, (three loops on hook), yarn over pull through two loops, yarn over pull through two loops on hook. (US ~ Double Crochet /DC)

PT Bobble – yarn over, insert hook into base of the ch3, yarn over, pull the loop back through the stitch, yarn over pull through two loops, *yarn over, insert hook back into the same space, yarn over, pull the loop back thought the stitch, yarn over pull though two loops, rep from * twice more, (5 loops on your hook), yarn over all 5 loops on hook.

Bobble – yarn over, insert hook, yarn over, pull the loop back through the stitch, yarn over pull through two loops, *yarn over, insert hook back into the same space, yarn over, pull the loop back thought the stitch, yarn over pull though two loops, rep from * three more times, (6 loops on your hook), yarn over all 6 loops on hook.

 

Notes:

Ch1 does not count as a stitch.

Ch3 does count as a stitch. (you will work into the base of this stitch to form a bobble).

A bobble stitch is 5 TRs made together

How To

Make your foundation chain in an odd number, plus one extra chain for the turning chain. (multiples of 2)

Row 1: DC in the 2nd ch from the hook, DC in each ch across.  Ch3 turn your work.

Row 2: Pt Bobble in the base of the ch3,

*DC into the next stitch,

Bobble into the next stitch, rep from * across.

Ch1 to secure the stitch & ch1 more, turn your work.

Row 3: DC in each st across,

Work into the top of the Bobble stitch (long stitch) & into the DC (short stitch) from the previous row, Ch3 turn your work.

The pattern is now a repeat of Row 2 & Row 3.

US TERMS 

How To

Make your foundation chain in an odd number, plus one extra chain for the turning chain. (multiples of 2)

Row 1: SC in the 2nd ch from the hook, SC in each ch across.  Ch3 turn your work.

Row 2: Pt Bobble in the base of the ch3, *SC, Bobble, rep from * across.  Ch1 to secure the stitch & ch1 more, turn your work.

Row 3: SC in each st across, work into the top of the Bobble stitch (long stitch) & into the SC (short stitch) from the previous row, Ch3 turn your work.

The pattern is now a repeat of Row 2 & Row 3.

 

Happy Hooking x

 

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