Parallels Section

Design by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

Parallels SectionDesign by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.
Parallels SectionDesign by Marie Segares/Underground Crafter.

The Parallels Section includes front and back post stitches to create parallel lines of texture. If you’re new to post stitches, don’t worry, there’s a video tutorial to guide you through these stitches.

Skills Used

  • Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
  • Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round
  • Crocheting in back loops only (includes link to video tutorial)
  • Special stitches: BPdc, FPdc (includes written instructions and video tutorials)

Finished Size: 7″ x 9″ (18 cm x 23 cm)


  • WeCrochet Brava Worsted yarn (100% acrylic, 3 oz/100 g, 218 yd/200 m): 18 skeins in your choice of colors, or approximately 3,750 yards/3,429 meters in any medium weight yarn for the entire blanket.
  • I am using the following colors for my version:
    • Color A/28437 Marina,
    • Color B/29246 Tidal Speckle,
    • Color C/28454 Tranquil,
    • Color D/29247 Snow Day Speckle,
    • Color E/28422 Cornflower,
    • Color F/28419 Clarity, and
    • Color G/28451 Sky.
  • US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size that matches gauge or you prefer using with medium weight yarn.
  • Locking stitch marker set (optional, but helpful for marking the front and holding pieces together for seaming).
  • Bent-tip yarn needle.

Skill Level: Intermediate

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