How to Crochet the Arcade Stitch - Video Tutorial

I’ll be honest, friends. My preferred style is not lacy. So when it comes to crocheting spring and summer weight pieces, I have to find new stitches that are open without being too frilly for my taste. I nailed it last year with the geometric look of my Greenery Wrap, and this year I am loving the cut-out look of the Arcade Stitch!  I’ve already used it in a few of my patterns and I have made a right and left handed video tutorial for you to learn this stitch. Keep scrolling to see the videos. 

 The Arcade Stitch is a relatively simple stitch that creates a beautiful, cut-out design perfect for lighter spring or summer garments. I’ve got a right and left handed video tutorial for you to use to learn this stitch, and then a few free crochet patterns that you can practice it with!

I am loving the Arcade Stitch this summer because it has some airiness about it without being too flimsy. I haven’t found the need to block my pieces I have made with it (though you certainly can if you are into that), and it’s a relatively simple 4 row repeat. If you are loving this stitch like I am, here are my free patterns that use it for you to make or get some inspiration!

Eternity Knot Scarf

Stormy Days Wrap - coming soon

So now you're ready to learn how to crochet the arcade stitch, right?!  Grab your hook and yarn and follow along with me :)  Then come back and show me what you make with this stitch in my Facebook Community or by using #leftinknots on Instagram.


Supplies for practicing:

Right Handed Video:

Left Handed Video:


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