Moss Crochet Stitch| How to Crochet
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Moss Stitch is not only a beautiful stitch but it creates a nice solid fabric, perfect for scarves, blankets, washcloths, and more. This stitch has been referred to by many names, such as the Woven stitch, the Linen Stitch, or even the Granite stitch but whatever you refer to it as this is a fun stitch to create. The basic stitches in this pattern are the single crochet and the chain stitch. If you have these stitches down, you can create this lovely pattern with ease.
• This pattern uses the single and the chain crochet stitch
• The Moss stitch is created by placing a single crochet stitch in the chain stitch in one row and a chain stitch over a single stitch in the next row.
The Moss Stitch| How to Crochet can be created using any type of yarn and the corresponding crochet hook.
I used the Brava Tweed Yarn from WeCrochet/Knit Picks. It’s a soft 4-weight yarn that is 97% acrylic yarn with 3% Viscose. This is Hypoallergenic, hard-wearing, and machine washable yarn.
Perfect for berets, sweaters, blankets, and more. It may be helpful to grab a sturdy yarn while learning this stitch but grab your favorite yarn and hook and let’s get started on this lovely.
A video tutorial is available for this pattern; below.
• This pattern is written in US terms and there is a key provided, to help with any abbreviations.
• There are hyperlinks included, within this pattern. If viewing, on an electronic device, you can click on the link(s), and you will be taken to the products used and helpful instructional video(s).
• *_* Denotes repeat sequence- Example: * sc, ch; sk st*
English (US) Terms
sc- single crochet
sl st- slip stitch
tw- turn your work
Here’s Fun Project to Create:
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Start by making a foundation chain in an even number of stitches.
For example ch 18, 20, 22, etc.
(Written not out using the abbreviation)
Identify the 4th chain from the hook, and a place a single crochet (sc) stitch in the 4th chain (st) from the hook; *chain 1; skip 1 chain, single crochet in the next chain stitch, repeat from * to the end of the row. Place a single crochet (sc) stitch in the final stitch in the row.
*Repeat across the chain; *ch 1; sk st; sc in the next chain; end with sc, ch2; tw.
Chain (ch.) 2, turn your work.
Single crochet in the chain-1 space from the previous row, *chain 1; skip 1 stitch; single crochet stitch next chain-1 space; repeat from * to the end of the row.
The last stitch will be a single crochet stitch. (Worked into the space between the chain-2 turning chain and the single crochet from the previous row.)
R2 is the repeating row for the pattern. You will continue following the steps from row 2 to complete the pattern.
This pattern looks great with a yarn color change. Either row to row or in color blocks.