Crochet Mixed Cluster Stitch

Pattern

Chain multiples of 2 then add 1 extra chain. 

ROW 1: SC into the third chain from hook, (counts as first SC) and in each CH across.

ROW 2: turn, CH 2 (counts as first HDC) YO, insert hook into first stitch, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through only one loop, YO, pull through two loops, (two loops left on hook) (long DC made, or first half of mixed cluster), SK one stitch, YO, insert hook into next stitch, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through one loop, YO, insert hook again into same stitch, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through one loop, YO, pull through all six loops on hook (mixed cluster stitch made MC) CH 1 to close the cluster.

**YO, insert hook into THE SAME STITCH, YO and pull up a loop, YO and pull through one loop, YO, pull through two loops, leave two loops on hook (long DC made, first half of MC made), SK one ST, YO, insert hook into next stitch, YO and pull up a loop, YO pull through one loop, YO, insert hook again into same stitch, YO and pull through one loop, YO, pull through all six loops on hook (MC finished) CH 1 to close the cluster. Repeat from ** ending with the last stitch in the top of the turning chain with HDC.

ROW 3: CH 2 (very loosely, this counts as your first SC), SK 1 ST, SC into the next and every ST across, making sure you SC in the turning CH from previous row.

Repeat row 2 and 3.

Here is a video tutorial for a blanket that I made using this stitch that you might find helpful:

Crochet Mixed Cluster Stitch Baby Blanket

Crochet Mixed Cluster Stitch Cowl