Suzette Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Welcome crocheter to the Suzette Stitch crochet stitch tutorial! This is a new stitch I’m excited to work on as well using Sam’s tutorial below and her crochet patterns too, so many gorgeous ones to choose from! :) I can’t wait to see what you make using this tutorial!!

After the tutorial there is a list of crochet patterns you can go to when you want to make something using your new found knowledge of the Suzette Stitch crochet as well as the previous crochet stitch tutorials also found here.

Samantha Casale of Casale Crafts Designs

 

Hey guys! My name is Sam and I’m so excited to be hosting a stitch tutorial with Vamicreations! I have been crocheting for about 5 years now, the first 3 years of this journey, I looked at crochet as only a hobby. However, in the last 2 years I made the transition of trying to turn it into a business by designing crochet patterns. There have been so many changes for me and my designs in the past few years, but my one constant the entire time has been my favorite go to stitch, The Suzette Stitch! This stitch is super simple but beautiful and creates a of texture without being overly complicated and time consuming which is why I use it time and time again! If you don’t know how to do The Suzette Stitch, i’m here to walk you through it!

 

Suzette Stitch Crochet Tutorial Step 1

Step 1:

Foundation Row: Chain any multiple of 2

 

Suzette Stitch Crochet Tutorial Step 2
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Step 2:

Row 1: Work 1 Single Crochet (SC)  and 1 Double Crochet (DC) in the second Chain Stitch, Skip 1 Chain, *1 SC and 1 DC into the next Chain Stitch, Skip 1 Chain*, Repeat from * to * until you reach the last stitch, Work 1 SC into the last stitch, Chain 1 and turn your work

 

 

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Step 3:

Row 2: Work 1 SC and 1 DC into the first stitch, Skip 1 stitch, *Work 1 SC and 1 DC into the next stitch, Skip 1 stitch* Repeat from * to * until you reach the last stitch, Work 1 SC into the last stitch, Chain 1 and turn your work.

 

 

 

 

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Step 4:

Now you can repeat Row 2 until your piece reaches the desired length and it is as simple as that! As I said, this is my go to stitch because it works up fast and you only need to know two basic stitches to create this unique stitch and texture!

 


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The Elizabeth Shawl by Casale Crafts

The Elizabeth Shawl by Casale Crafts

The Elizabeth Shawl is a gorgeous piece using the Suzette Stitch and is the perfect crochet pattern to practice the Suzette Stitch you just learned.

 

The Triple Threat Dress by Casale Crafts

The Triple Threat Dress by Casale Crafts

The Triple Threat Dress is a beautiful dress where you can use multiple colors or just two to offset each other.

 

The Megara Crop Top and Maxi Skirt by Casale Crafts

The Megara Crop Top and Maxi Skirt by Casale Crafts

The Megara Crop Top and Maxi Skirt is a gorgeous combination of a top and skirt that you can create using the Suzette Stitch as well as couple of other stitches.

The Lemon Drop Apron by Casale Crafts

The Lemon Drop Apron by Casale Crafts

 

The Lemon Drop Apron is an awesome way to practice the Suzette Stitch and create a beautiful piece that can be used for years to come!

 

The Harper Cardigan by Casale Crafts

The Harper Cardigan by Casale Crafts

The Harper Cardigan is a striking, short sleeved, light cardigan that can be created in so many different colors and sizes.

Also, while I could not find a left-handed Suzette Stitch Tutorial, as it is a combination of single crochet and double I have included links for each of these stitches left handed. This is so that if you’re left handed you can also create these patterns and more :)

If you have arthritis or issues with your hands here are some extra tutorials and tips specifically designed with you in mind. :)

The Arthritis Foundation has an article with specific tips for knitting, crocheting, and cross stitching with arthritic hands. They have specific tips for each craft on things you can do to help make manage your arthritis while still allowing you to enjoy the craft you love.

Every Day Health has an article all about how to knit/crochet with Arthritis with 10 tips for how to keep crocheting/knitting. They even encourage you to crochet and craft with Arthritis because it can actually help you with managing it.

All Free Crochet has a full Crochet and Arthritis Tip Guide for those that have arthritis or issues with their hands complete with information about how to help your hands each time you crochet or craft and tips on how to adjust for your craft based on whether you have a good day or a bad day.

You can also find ergonomic crochet hooks (recommended for those with hand pain to ease it and allow you to crochet longer or at all) among the amazing crochet hook shops of Etsy in an earlier round up of crochet hooks.

For those of us trying to prevent hand pain from repetitive motion hand pain, Yarn Obsession has written an article specifically for us :) She goes through several recommendations for how to keep our hands healthy as well as ways to stretch and items that could help if you crochet a lot (for work or pleasure).

Crochet Stitch Holder

YouTube has several videos where people have discussed tips that have helped them with crocheting or knitting with Arthritis or other health issues that cause your hands and body to be stiff.

Jen B discusses how she crochets in this 3 minute video and shows you how to best hold the yarn and more.

Holly Orcutt discusses how she uses her split crochet holder to help relieve her hands of pain and fatigue. You can find more of her designs in her Etsy Shop and see one of her designs in the picture to the right.

Motion Works Blog has an article on tips for crocheting and using your hands despite having arthritis and also gives several stretches that you can do to help your hands while crocheting or crafting.

Laughing Hens has an article specifically about stretches (complete with pictures!) that are great for both crocheters and knitters. I think I’ll start doing these too to help my hands when I’m working on a variety of projects!

Thank you for joining us for this Suzette Stitch crochet stitch tutorial! What crochet stitches are you wanting to learn about? I’d also love to hear from you about what types of resources you want more information on as well as Makers you would like to nominate for a Maker Feature! Please email (vamicreations17@gmail.com) or leave a comment on this article! Looking forward to hearing from you and have a great day!