Want to learn how to crochet the moss stitch? The moss stitch, also know as, the linen or granite stitch is an easy basic stitch that is great for beginners and more advanced crocheters.
The moss stitch is a woven looking crochet stitch that is made up of the most basic stitches. This crochet stitch using the single and chain crochet stitch, the first stitches you learn. This crochet stitch has even sides.
Learning how to crochet the moss stitch is easy. There are written and video tutorials below.
After you learn the moss, granite or linen crochet stitch, try one of these free crochet patterns: moss stitch dishcloth, moss stitch scarf, moss stitch cowl, striped moss stitch chunky blanket crochet pattern, or moss stitch ear warmer.
This crochet stitch makes a reversible line like pattern. It is a simple repeat. The moss stitch is great for watching TV and crocheting, though it takes longer than some stitches.
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How to do the Crochet Moss Stitch – Picture Tutorial – Left Handed for Beginners
- Chain an even number for the chain.
- The last stitch is in between the turning chain (chain 2) and last sc.
Tie a slip knot. Make a loop that forms an X at the bottom.
Take one of the tails and make a loop and pull it through the first loop while holding on to the opposite tail of yarn.
Pull short tail to make it tighten around crochet hook.
Next, chain 36.
Insert hook into the 4th chain from the hook. Make one single crochet in the chain.
Then skip 1 chain and single crochet in the next. Keep repeating the skip 1 chain and single crochet in the next until you reach the last chain. Single crochet in the last chain. Chain 2 and turn.
Single crochet in the first chain space you made in the row below. Next, skip one single crochet. Then single crochet in the chain space.
Keep skipping one single crochet and crocheting one single crochet stitch in the chain space until you reach the last stich. The last single crochet goes between the last stitch and the chain 2 turning chain. Chain 2 and turn.
Keep repeating the last 2 paragraphs until you have 34 rows or the dishcloth is square. Cut your yarn leaving a 4 in tail. Tie a knot by put the tail in through the loop on your crochet and pull tight.
Then using a tapestry needle weave the yarn tail into your work. Make sure you don’t double back and go through the loop and know you just made.
Try to stay with the same color and the thickest part of the stitch. When done cut off the rest of the yarn close to your work. Weave the starting yarn tail in too.
Videos How to – Crochet the Moss Stitch
Free Crochet the Moss Stitch Patterns
- Moss stitch dishcloth
- Free moss stitch scarf,
- Moss stitch cowl
- Free Moss stitch ear warmer
- Striped moss stitch chunky blanket crochet pattern
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Free Crochet Dishcloth Patterns
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- Even Moss Stitch Dishcloth Pattern
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- Half Double Cluster Stitch Dishcloth Pattern
- Half Herringbone Stitch Dishcloth Pattern
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- Half Herringbone Potholder
- Creamsicle Dishcloth
- Herringbone Dishcloth
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