Brianna Iaropoli

Brianna is the Maker Mama and Designer behind Life and Yarn who always has her coffee in one hand and her hook in the other! You can find her dreaming up new designs and ways to contribute to this community in a meaningful and positive way all while sitting cross-legged on the floor with her little guy! Brianna loves texture, exciting stitches and is on a mission to bring you one of a kind crochet designs!

How to Crochet the Iris Stitch

Favorite Stitches

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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