In crochet, Picots are stitches comprised of chains that are worked closely in a chain or stitch or two to create a series of loops. This simple stitch creates an elegant crochet chain that is used as a decorative edging or border. Easily recreate this useful chain to add to your projects.
2 PLY / SPORTS WEIGHT MERCERISED COTTON YARN
2 MM CROCHET HOOK
PICOT | Slip Stitch in the designated chain or stitch, CH 3, Slip Stitch in the same chain or stitch.
Begin with a slip knot and chain (CH) 201.
Slip Stitch (SL ST) in the 2nd CH from the hook and in the next 2 CHS, [SL ST in the next chain, CH 3, SL ST in the same chain]. SL ST in the next 3 CHS.
PATTERN REPEAT: SL ST in the next stitch, PICOT, SL ST in the same stitch, SL ST in the next 3 CHS.
Repeat until you reach the end of the row. Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.
Add this border to your projects and instantly add a touch of elegance and charm to your creations.