Your question: Which crochet stitch is most efficient?

What is the most economical crochet stitch?

I found two resources that crocheted swatches and compared the amount of yarn used for each basic stitch. One completed the swatches and put pictures, but did not give the exact results, only stated that the treble crochet stitch used the least.

Does using a bigger crochet hook use less yarn?

If you are using the same pattern (same number of stitches and rows/rounds), a larger crochet hook will use up more yarn. If you are going for the same size of project (say a 36 by 36 inch blanket), a larger crochet hook will use up less yarn.

Does the Alpine stitch use a lot of yarn?

The Alpine Stitch will likely use more yarn than a taller simple stitch like double crochet. However, considering the alpine stitch is a beautiful textured stitch, I think it is well worth a little more yarn.

Does waffle stitch use a lot of yarn?

The Waffle Stitch is a popular textured stitch in the crochet world for good reason! … And while this stitch does use up a lot of yarn(due to the very three-dimensional pattern) I think you’ll find it’s well worth the extra yardage.

Does crocheting use more yarn than knitting?

Crocheting takes 30% more yarn than knitting.

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