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Easy V Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Learn how to crochet the V stitch with this easy to follow tutorial. The V stitch makes a quick and easy blanket and works up quickly with a simple 1 row pattern repeat.

Easy V Stitch Crochet Tutorial

V Stitch | Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial

The V stitch is a very beginner friendly stitch pattern that uses US double crochet stitches separated with a chain to create the V stitch.

The repetitive nature of the v stitch is what make people fall in love with it; it works up so quickly that you can create a blanket in next to no time.

In this post, you will find out how to crochet the v stitch and how to create your own blanket using the stitch multiple too.

The video tutorial also shows you how the v stitch can be worked in different stitches too including the half double crochet v stitch.

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How to crochet the V Stitch

For this tutorial I used the following materials: 

You can use any yarn with the hook size as recommended on the yarn band or as directed by the pattern

How to Crochet the V Stitch

The V stitch is worked in multiples of 3 stitches plus 3

  • Chain multiples of 3 plus 3 extra for the foundation chain.
  • In this tutorial we will make a chain of 31 to start our swatch to create 9 V stitches


  • You can opt to work this tutorial in just 1 single colour to keep things extra simple, but using 2 or more colours will make the v stitch really pop
  • This tutorial is worked in 2 different colours

Found out how to use this stitch to create a simply blanket at the end of the tutorial.

V Stitch crochet cardigan

This tutorial is written in US Terms: (UK terms in brackets):

Abbreviations Used:

St(s) – Stitch(es)

Ch – Chain

Ch sp – Chain space

Dc (tr) – Double crochet (treble crochet)

V St – V Stitch

Special Stitches

V St (V stitch) = (dc, ch 1, dc) in ch-sp indicated

V Stitch Crochet Video Tutorial

How to crochet the V Stitch

Row 1: Ch 31, (dc, ch 1, dc) in 5th ch from hook (skipped ch counts as dc), *skip next 2, V st (dc, ch 1, dc) in next; repeat from * across to last 2, skip 1, dc in last, turn. 2 dc, 20 V st

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as st), skip next, V st in ch-1 sp, *skip next 2, V st in ch-1 sp; repeat across to last 2, skip 1, dc in last, turn.

Row 3 onwards: Repeat rows 2 .

You can change colour in each row and carry the colour changes up the side if using an odd number of yarn colours.

Use this stitch in a pattern

This stitch pattern features in the Cold Shoulder Cardigan – a summer weight cardigan that can be styled over a tank top and jeans for a casual look.

You can also use this stitch to create a simple and quick crochet blanket using the instructions below.

Lacy Crochet pullover

How to crochet a V Stitch Blanket

To create a V Stitch blanket:

  1. Create a chain that is the width you’d like your blanket to be – make a note of the number of chains you make.
  2. Check the number of your starting chain is divisible by 3. If not, add extra chains as required until the number is a multiple of 3 eg.
  3. 120 chains 
  4. 174 chains
  5. Add 3 chains for the foundation
  6. Use the tutorial above to complete Rows 1-2
  7. Repeat Row 2 until the length you require as been achieved
  8. Weave your ends and marvel at your blanket!

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How to crochet the V Stitch

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