How to Crochet the Sieve Stitch

How to Crochet the Sieve Stitch

The Sieve stitch is an enjoyable and beginner-friendly crochet stitch. Even if you’ve been crocheting for a while, this stitch remains a delightful and relaxing one to work with. I find it has a bit of an elegant look, making it perfect for a table runner or a placemat. It’s also great for a dishcloth if you’re in the mood for a smaller project.

The Sieve stitch requires only two basic stitches.

This page explains how to crochet 3 rows. You can continue by repeating rows 2 and 3. Start with an even number of chains for the Sieve Stitch.

Below you will find the video tutorial of the Sieve Stitch, including the crochet chart and the written instructions.

Video How to crochet the Sieve Stitch incl Chart

Video how to crochet the Sieve Stitch

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Written instructions Sieve Stitch

Start with an even number of chains

Row 1
1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook. *ch 1, skip 1 ch, 1 sc in next ch.* Repeat between* and * until the end of the row. Turn.

Row 2
This row is worked in the chain-1 space of the previous row (except for the last stitch). ch 1. Skip the first stitch, 2 sc in the first chain space of the previous row. *Skip 1 stitch, 2 sc in the next chain space.* Repeat between * and * until the last stitch. 1 sc in the last stitch. Turn.

Row 3
ch 1, 1 sc in the first stitch. *ch 1, skip 1 stitch, 1 sc in next stitch.* Repeat between* and * until the end of the row. Turn.

Keep repeating rows 2 and 3.

Do you want to learn another crochet stitch? Click HERE for an overview of all crochet stitches.