The Triplets Stitch (now starring in the Triplets Scarf, Interweave Crochet Winter 2014), is a quick and fun back loop only star stitch variation. Triplets Stitches create a soft and flexible crochet fabric, especially when combined with back loop slip stitch rows (as in the photo above).
I had originally planned to post a Triplets phototutorial here, but a few weeks ago Interweave asked if I could provide one for their CrochetMe blog. (Of course I said yes. Talk about deeply honoured!)
Here's the link to that phototutorial: "Triplets Scarf: Master the Triplets Cluster"
I've also made a short Triplets video tutorial which can be found here:
If you'd like to make a Triplets swatch of your own:
- Chain any multiple of 3, + 2
- Work Triplets Stitches on the right side rows, and use another stitch (back loop slip stitch recommended) on the wrong side rows
- For greatest flexibility and loft, work Triplets in the back loop only
- Try worsted weight yarn for cuddly warmth, or a finer yarn for delicate texture
Try the Triplets Stitch and tell me what you think! :)
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