Carrot Crochet Stitch Tutorial

A little while ago I saw a beautiful example of the Moroccan tile stitch in the white, orange and green and it inspired this carrot stitch. I took a few existing stitches, made a few tweaks and came out with this beautiful garden inspired carrot crochet stitch.

To get the perfect carrot shape I needed to combine two stitches, the cluster stitch and the spike stitch. Instructions are provided below for the Cluster Spike stitch as well as a left and right handed video tutorial to walk you through this stitch pattern. 

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Carrot Crochet Stitch Materials:

White Size 4 (Medium or Aran) yarn

Orange Size 4 (Medium or Aran) yarn

Green Size 4 (Medium or Aran) yarn

Crochet Hook, Size H, 5.0mm

Yarn Needle

Scissors

Stitches and Abbreviations:

Ch – Chain

Sc – Single Crochet

Dc – Double Crochet

Spike Cluster Stitch – Instructions below.

Skst – Skip Stitch

St(s) – Stitch(es)

Learn to make the garden inspired carrot crochet stitch with this video tutorial. This is a great stitch to add some spring detail to any crochet project. #crochetstitch #springcrochet

Spike Cluster Stitch

When I originally designed this stitch, I was using a simple cluster stitch for the base of the carrot, but this gave me a plump short carrot instead of a long pointed carrot. I decided to mix the spike stitch with a cluster stitch to get the carrot shape I was looking for. Here is how you do this stitch.

Check out the video tutorial below for a visual aid.

Spike Cluster Stitch – *Yarn Over, Insert you hook into the base of the next stitch (where the stitch attaches to the stitch of the previous row), Yarn Over and pull up a loop, Yarn Over, Pull the first loop on your hook through the second and third loops on the hook,* repeat from *to* a total of three times.

You will end up with 4 loops remaining on your hook. Yarn over and pull the first loop through the remaining loops on your hook. This completes the Spike Cluster stitch. The Spike Cluster Stitch will always be followed by a Chain to secure the stitch.

Learn to make the garden inspired carrot crochet stitch with this video tutorial. This is a great stitch to add some spring detail to any crochet project.

Carrot Crochet Stitch Written Pattern

The Carrot stitch starts with a Chain that is a multiple of 3+4.

NOTE: I do not count my turning chain as a stitch.

With White

Ch 16

R1: Dc in the third Ch from the hook, Dc in each Ch across. (14)

R2: Ch2, Dc in each St across. (14) Change to Orange in the last stitch.

Learn to make the garden inspired carrot crochet stitch with this video tutorial. This is a great stitch to add some spring detail to any crochet project.

With Orange

R3: Ch2, turn, Dc in the first St, Ch1, Skst, Spike Cluster Stitch, *Ch2, Skip 2 Sts, Spike Cluster Stitch,* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times, Ch1, Skst, Dc in the last St. Change to White.

Learn to make the garden inspired carrot crochet stitch with this video tutorial. This is a great stitch to add some spring detail to any crochet project.

With White

R4: Ch1, turn, work 2 Sc in the next Ch space, *Skst, work 3 Sc in the Ch Space* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times, Skst, work 2 Sc in the last Ch Space. 

NOTE: In Row 4 you are skipping all Spike Cluster Stitches.

Learn to make the garden inspired carrot crochet stitch with this video tutorial. This is a great stitch to add some spring detail to any crochet project.

R5: Ch2, turn, Dc in the first St, *(Dc, Ch, Dc)  in the next Cluster St from row 3*  repeat from *to* a total of 4 times. Dc in last St.

NOTE: In row 5 you are skipping most of the Sc and only working in the first stitch, all Spike Cluster Stitches from Row 3 and the last Stitch.

Learn to make the garden inspired carrot crochet stitch with this video tutorial. This is a great stitch to add some spring detail to any crochet project.

R6: Ch2, turn, Dc in the first St, Dc in-between the Dc Sts, *Dc in Ch Space, Work 2 Dc in-between the next Dc Sts* repeat from *to* a total of 3 times, Dc in the last Ch Space, Dc in-between the next Dc Sts, Sc in the last St.

To continue this stitch, simply repeat Rows 2-6 as many times as you like.

Carrot Crochet Stitch Video Tutorial

Left Handed Carrot Crochet Stitch Video Tutorial

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1 Comment

  1. fred

    March 8, 2019 at 4:18 pm

    so….I am sitting with my yarn on the table ,and let’s go ! I just love this stitch!
    thanks for sharing
    fred

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