Moss Stitch Tutorial and Afghan Square Pattern

Learn a New Crochet Stitch, Moss Stitch Tutorial and Afghan Square Pattern

I’m so excited to be able to bring you the new stitch of the week! I hope you are all excited to learn the Moss Stitch. It’s one of my favorites. It is similar to a crunch stitch and is made with a series of half double crochets and slip stitches. Happy Crocheting!

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Moss Stitch Afghan Square

Skill Level:

Easy

Materials:

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Abbreviations:

ch – chain
hdc – half double crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
t-ch – turning chain
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Gauge:

14 stitches = 4″ & 8 rows = 4″

Multiple:

Chain any multiple of 2

Instructions:

To make an 8″ x 8″ square,

Ch 26
Learn a New Crochet Stitch, Moss Stitch Tutorial and Afghan Square Pattern

Row 1: Sl st into the second ch from hook, *1 hdc into the next ch, sl st into the next ch; Repeat from * across, turn.

Learn a New Crochet Stitch, Moss Stitch Tutorial and Afghan Square Pattern

 

Row 2: Ch 1, *sl st into the first st, 1 hdc into the next st; Repeat from * across working the last st into the t-ch, turn.

Learn a New Crochet Stitch, Moss Stitch Tutorial and Afghan Square Pattern

Row 3-18: Repeat Row 2.

The finished square measures approximately 8″ x 8″ without an edging. If you add an edging, it will be slightly larger.

Learn a New Crochet Stitch, Moss Stitch Tutorial and Afghan Square Pattern

 

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