Brianna Iaropoli

Brianna has a unique and modern, yet classic design style that is sure to stand out. Her goal is to create designs that span across age groups and are easy enough for a beginner but satisfying to a seasoned maker. With her love of texture, unique shapes and stitch combinations, you will not be disappointed with your Life and Yarn Makes!

How to Crochet the Iris Stitch


It is another week sharing, THN Dream Team Maker Brianna Iaropoli's, favorite stitches! Now that you are a pro with  The Modified Shell Stitch, the Tulip Stitch, and the Diamond Stitch, and Cable Stitch - it is time to learn the Iris Stitch!

How to Crochet the Iris Stitch by Brianna Iaropli for @thehooknook

Iris Stitch

Stitch Descriptions and Abbreviations

Chain Stitch – ch – yarn over, pull yarn through stitch on hook.

Double Crochet – dc – Yarn over, insert hook into stitch or space, pull up a loop, (3 loops on hook), yarn over, pull through 2 loops, yarn over, pull through remaining loops.


4.50m Crochet Hook

Yarn Needle


#4 Worsted Wt. Yarn

Big Twist – Gray Denim


14 sts x 8 rows is 4”x4” in dc


Pattern is worked with a starting chain in multiples of 4 + 2 +1


Row 1

Ch 35, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in 5th chain from hook, *skip 3 sts, [2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in next ch. Repeat from * across to last 2 sts, skip 1 ch, dc in last ch.

Row 2

Ch 3, turn, *[2 dc, ch 1, 2 dc] in next ch-1 space. Repeat from * to end, placing 1 dc in turning ch-3.

Row 3 and on

Repeat Row 2 to desired length.

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