Fun and fancy crochet pattern that works up quickly. Not recommended for beginners but don't let the fancy style of this stitch scare you off. It is actually not as difficult as it may look. If you make this pattern using crochet thread it would make a nice table runner.
Materials and Supplies
Any weight yarn with the appropriate size crochet hook. Our sample was made using worsted weight yarn and a size H (5.0 mm) crochet hook.
ch = chain
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch (es)
tch = turning chain
Multiple of 12 sts + 1 (add 1 for base chain)
Picot: Dc into next dc, ch 3, insert hook down through top of dc just made and sl st to close
Row 1 (right side): Sc into 2nd ch from hook, *ch 5, sk 3 ch, sc into next ch; rep from * to end, turn.
Row 2: Ch 5 (count as 1 dc and 2 ch), *sc into next ch 5 arch, 8dc into next arch, sc into next arch ** ch 5; rep from * ending last rep at ** in last arch, ch 2, dc into last sc, sk tch, turn
Row 3: Ch 1, sc into first st, sk 2 ch and 1 sc *work a picot 7 times, dc into next dc, sc into next arch; rep from * to end, turn
Row 4: Ch 8, sk 2 picots, *sc into next picot, ch 5, sk 1 picot, sc into next picot, ch 5, sk 2 picots, dc into next sc ** ch 5, sk 2 picots; rep from * ending last rep at **, sk tch, turn
Row 5: Ch 5 (count as 1 dc and 2 ch), *sc into next ch 5 arch, 8 dc into next arch, sc into next arch ** ch 5; rep from * ending last rep at ** in last arch, ch 2, dc into 3rd ch of tch, turn
Rep rows 3 through 5 ending with a row 3 row.