Watch how to crochet the fan trellis stitch (video and written instructions)

The fan trellis stitch is a fun, large-scale stitch that looks gorgeous on light, airy throws and afghans. It would also make a lovely summer tablecloth, or a perfect cover-up or shawl.
It's a pattern of interlocking trellis work and arches which builds rapidly to a really attractive pattern. It doesn't involve any difficult stitches but you will need to count as you go along, so it's an intermediate level stitch.
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Watch the fan trellis stitch video tutorial:
Materials
Most yarns are appropriate for the fan trellis stitch. If your project is a summery shawl, you'll want to go for a lighter weight yarn to show off the pretty, airy texture of the stitch. If you're going to create an afghan or throw, go a little heavier and opt for a DK-type weight. Check your manufacturer's band for hook size suggestions. You'll also need a pair of scissors and a needle for weaving in ends.
Abbreviations
*repeat from here as required
ch chain
dc double crochet
rep repeat
sc single crochet
sk skip
tr treble
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Written instructions
To start, create a foundation chain in multiples of 12, plus 11.
Row 1: 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook, *5 ch, sk 3 ch, 1 sc into next ch. Rep from * to last 2 ch, ch 2, sk 1 ch, 1 dc into last ch, turn.
Row 2: ch 1, 1 sc into 1st st, sk 2ch sp, *7 dc into next 5ch arch, 1 sc into next arch**, 5 ch, 1 sc into next arch; rep from *, end last rep at **, 2 ch, 1 tr into last sc, sk turning ch, turn.
Row 3: ch 1, 1 sc into first st, *5 ch, 1 sc into 2nd of next 7 dc, 5 ch, 1 sc into 6th dc of same group**, 5 ch, 1 sc into next 5ch arch; rep from * end last rep at **, 2ch, 1 tr into last sc, sk turning ch, turn.
Repeat rows 2 and 3 until project reaches your desired length.
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