The even moss stitch crochet pattern is a great stitch to learn. Using two basic stitches combined together the even moss stitch is an easy pattern to learn.
The even moss stitch is similar to the crunch stitch, using the same two stitch, the slip stitch and the half double crochet stitch.
This easy crochet stitch makes a tight weave with no holes. There is a light texture to the project.
The even moss stitch is great for crochet projects like ear warmers, potholders, and scarves. It would be great for a blanket with no holes, but it would take a while because it is not a fast stitch.
Supplies Need for the Even Moss Stitch Tutorial
- crochet hook ( H – 5 mm is a good choice)
- yarn (worsted weight gauge 4 yarn works well)
- tapestry needle
How to Do You Crochet an Even Moss Stitch: Tutorial Step by Step
- You need an even number for the chain.
- The chain 1 at the beginning of each row counts as a stitch.
- Each row will start with a chain 1 (counts as a slip stitch) and ends with a slip stitch.
- You will crochet a slip stitch on stop of a slip stitch and a half double crochet stitch on top of a half double crochet stitch.
Chain an even number like 20.
Slip stitch in the 2nd chain from the hook. Then in the next stitch half double crochet. In the next stitch slip stitch. Repeat (half double crochet followed by a slip stitch in the next stitch) until the end of the row.
You end the row with a slip stitch. Chain 1, and turn. (19 stitches if you started with 20 chains)
Slip stitch in the 1st stitch. Then half double crochet in the next stitch. Alternate )slip stitch, half double crochet stitch) until the end of the row. Always end with a slip stitch.
Chain 1 and turn.
The slip stitch will always be on top of the slip stitch from the row below. The half double crochet stitch will always be on top of the half double from the row below.
Repeat Step 3. until you have the length you want.
Even Moss Stitch Written Crochet Pattern
Abbreviations – US Terms
- yo – yarn over
- sl – slip stitch
- sc – single crochet
- hdc – half double crochet
You can make a larger or smaller crocheted even moss stitch project with an even number of chains.
Chain an even number.
Row 1: sl in the 2nd chain from the hook, in the next stitch hdc, sl in the next stitch, repeat until the end of the row ending with a sl. Chain 1, turn.
Row 2: sl in the 1st stitch, then hdc in the next, alternating sl, hdc until the end of the row always end with sl. Chain 1, turn. (sl is always on top of the sl and hdc in always on top of hdc)
Repeat Row 2 until you have the length you want. Cut yarn weave in ends.
Now that you have learn the even moss stitch try this easy cotton dishcloth pattern.
Want to try an easy crochet project using the even moss stitch? This headband would be the perfect project.
It is easy to make and does not need much yarn. you can easily customize it to your size.
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