Crochet Crocodile Stitch

The fantasy point called Crocodile or Animal Scale is crocheted with a combination of chain stitch, slip stitch and double crochet.
It looks great on wool and yarn. You can weave in various colors to remain much more attractive, that is, each row of scales in a different color. This crochet stitch is used in almost every imaginable projects: purses, skirts, blankets, hats, shawls, cushions, etc.

Realization:

Make a chain of odd stitches. For example: 23 ch.

1°r: skip 7 ch. and crochet 1 d.c., 1 ch and 1 d.c. stung on 8° Ch *crochet 1 ch, skip 2 ch, crochet 1 d.c. stung on next ch, 1 ch, skip 2 ch, crochet 1 d.c., 1 ch and 1 d.c. stung on next ch* rep. from * to * across all the r.

2°r: crochet 1 ch * crochet 5 d.c. wrapping next d.c., crochet 5 d.c. wrapping next d.c., crochet 1 s.t. stung on next d.c.* rep. from * to * across all the r.

3°r: crochet 4 ch and crochet 1 d.c. stung on 1° stitch of scale *crochet 1 ch, 1 d.c. stung in the middle of scale, 1 ch, 1 d.c., 1 ch and 1 d.c. stung on next d.c.* rep. from * to * across all the r.

4°r: crochet 4 ch *crochet 5 d.c. wrapping next d.c., crochet 5 d.c. wrapping next d.c., crochet 1 s.t. stung on next d.c.* rep. from * to * across all the r.

5°r: crochet 1 ch and 1 s.t. stung in the middle of next scale, crochet 4 ch. *crochet 1 d.c., 1 ch and 1 d.c. stung on next d.c., 1 ch, 1 d.c. stung in the middle of next scale, 1 ch* rep. from * to * across all the r.

Rep. from 2° to 5°r.

References
Rep: Repeat
r.: row
ch.: chain stitch
s.t: slip stitch
d.c.: double crochet

Video tutorial crocodile stitch