The crochet sand stitch is a great stitch to learn to showcase yarn colors that are bold and scream for attention! The way this unique stitch can be used with color makes it a must-have crochet stitch to learn!
Read on down to learn how to do the sand stitch in crochet today!
Are you looking to learn more unique crochet stitches? Explore the crochet stitch database for inspiration.
If you love the use of color in projects then you will definitely enjoy this fun stitch! Keep on scrolling down to find the tutorial for the Crochet Sand Stitch! 🙂
The Yarn That’s Perfect For The Sand Stitch
For my example, sand stitch swatch I used 3 different color yarns in my tutorial and will refer to them as A, B, and C. Any worsted weight yarn will work if you’d like to mimic what I am showing.
If you’d like to make this sand stitch with a bulky yarn that would work too just be sure to use the recommended hook size for the yarn.
Perfect Crochet Stitch for Beginners!
Thinking you can’t do this, well this stitch tutorial is a perfect project for beginners! You will need to know how to single crochet and chain. That’s it!
Learn more about each stitch below.
Once you get the hang of this simple sand stitch stitches your project will come together extremely quick.
You May Also Like This Pattern
Once you get this tutorial perfected why not try out my free crochet pattern the Jane Throw Blanket that uses the sand stitch! You’ll LOVE it! Promise!
Happy Crocheting Friends!
Crochet Sand Stitch Tutorial
Skill Level: Advanced beginner
- Crochet Hook that corresponds to the yarn that is being used.
- I used a worsted weight yarn Lion Brand Yarn, Vanna’s Choice. Make sure to have 3 different color yarns
- Yarn Needle
- SC = Single Crochet
- CH = Chain
- ST(S) = Stitch(es)
- SK = Skip
- If you need help with changing yarn colors I have an easy tutorial available.
- Colors will be referred to as Color A, Color B, Etc.
- Written in standard US terms
Sand Stitch in Crochet Steps
To Start CH an even number of ST(s). I chose to do 16 for the purpose of this tutorial
Foundation Row: With Color A, SC in 4th CH from hook (that will count as your first SC, CH 1 grouping) *CH 1, SK next CH, 1 SC in next CH, Repeat from * across, turn, change colors to B.
Row 1: With B, CH 2 (that will count as your first SC, CH 1 grouping), SK first SC (from previous row), * 1 SC in next CH 1 space (from previous row), CH 1, SK next SC (from previous row) Repeat from * across. Ending with 1 SC in CH 1 space of turning CH, turn. Change to Color C.
Row 2: Repeat Row 1 with Color C
Finishing: To continue pattern Repeat Row 1, Switching Between A, B and C Yarns. Remember to carry yarn loosely up the sides.
YOU DID IT!