Here I have a stitch tutorial on how to do the tulip stitch. This would be a great stitch for blankets and shawls. You could also do this stitch as a border to a blanket.
You could use any yarn or hook size, but in the video, I used a size 4 worsted-weight yarn and a size I hook.
Make a chain that is dividable by 4, plus 1
Row 1: in the 4th chain from the hook, do 3 dc's, *skip 3 chains, and in the next chain (sc, ch3, 3dc)* repeat until you get to the last 4 chains. skip 3 chs and sc in the last chain, ch 3, and turn.
Row 2: 3 dc in the sc,* in the next ch 3 space,(sc, ch3, 3dc)* repeat until you get to the last ch 3 space, which is the turning 3 ch's. sc in the last loop, ch 3, and turn.
Repeat row 2 until you have the desired length.
To do the tulip stitch border: at the end of row two, do the established tulip stitch (sc, ch3, 3dc) in the turning ch 3 space, don't turn, turn the work to the side. do the established tulip stitch in ch 3 turning chains at the beginning of the rows, also do the tulip stitch in the skipped 3 chains of the foundation row, and do the established tulip stitch in ch 3 turning chains at the beginning of the rows on the other side of the project. Finish off by joining with the sc of the row you did before the last row.
Here is the video tutorial for the tulip stitch:
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