Oh, my stars – have I got a treat for you! A crochet Tic-Tac-Toe pattern that’s as fun to make as it is to play with. Confession time – I’ve got a soft spot for the classics, so crocheting this board and its lil’ Xs and Os was like a trip down memory lane. Each stitch took me back to those cozy afternoons at grandma’s house, sitting cross-legged on the carpet, playing the old-fashioned way . Ah, those were the days!
But enough about me; let’s talk game plan! Grab your favorite colors and get ready to unleash your inner game master. You’ll be using basic stitches – nothing that’ll knot up your brow. It’s ideal for beginners or anyone lookin’ to pass a chill afternoon. And when you’re done? It’ll be more than a game; it’s a keepsake.
So, hooks at the ready, stitchers! Time to make your move. Ah, the suspense… Are you feeling it too? Let’s crochet our way to Tic-Tac-Toe glory!
Designer: Silvi Sunflower
Materials & Tools
- Crochet hook (3.25 mm / 2.25 mm)
- Yarn (thick: turquoise/thin: dark blue, light pink, pink)
- Sewing needle
- Button (2 pieces)
- Game: 11 cm
- Fish: 2.5 cm
Sc – single crochet
St – stitch
Ch – chain
Sl st – slip stitch
Inc – increase
Dec – decrease
Dc – double crochet
In light pink (5 pieces). In pin (5 pieces).
Use 2.25 mm crochet hook.
In Mg: 4 sc, 1 dc, 1 ch, 1 dc, 5 sc
1 sl st in the 1st st (to close the body)
7 ch, sl st in the sl st from the round before,
7 ch, sl st in the same sl st from the round before
Make a double knot on the back of the fish and cut the threads short.
Use 3.25 mm crochet hook.
20 ch, 1 ch, start in the 2nd ch from the crochet hook:
*20 sc, 1 ch and turn**
rep from * to ** x37
Don’t crochet a sl st in the last row.
Start with a new yarn in the first crocheted ch from the beginning and crochet 1 sl st.
1 ch (as the 1st sc), 1 sc in every st (19) – until the end of the row (20), 1 ch and turn,
*20 sc, 1 ch and turn**
rep from * to ** x1
4 sc, 3 ch and skip 2 st
(buttonhole), 8 sc, 3 ch and skip 2 st (buttonhole), 4 sc
Embroider a grid on the top square (11 cm x 11 cm) with the dark blue thread. The lines from the right and left are 6 sts away from the edge. The distance between the two lines in the middle is 7 sts. In the upper, lower and middle field, there are 3 rows each. The vertical lines are started from the top in the row where the ch-stitches from the beginning are.
Place the top and bottom squares on top of each other (buttonhole placket overlaps at the top), and sew them together on the left and right side with a turquoise thread.
Sew two small buttons (between 1 cm and 1.5 cm) on the back. The buttons must be sewn approximately 3 cm from the edge and should fit well into the buttonholes.
Sew all threads.