Crochet Moss Stitch Tutorial For Beginners (Linen, Granite & Woven)

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Do you want to learn how to crochet moss stitch as a beginner? Grab your hook, because I have brought this moss stitch tutorial with pictures and details about that stitch. With which name you know, it has a lovely texture that is easy to recreate for blankets, dishcloths, and much more. So, follow through with this guide!

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Details About the Moss Stitch

Below are some necessary details about the crochet moss stitch:

Confusion With Names

There are many names for the moss stitch, like Linen, Granite & Woven stitch. Whatever you call it, they refer to the same stitch. So, you don’t need to think that there are still three more stitches to learn in the checklist.

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Basic Techniques Needed

You will use the following crochet stitches:

  • Chain (ch)
  • Single crochet (sc)
  • Working in chain spaces and creating them. These are the spaces of created in the previous row by skipping one stitch.

Texture

Moss stitch has a classic dense texture that looks the same on both sides and not raised. There are also little spaces that provide it the flexibility.

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Type of pattern

Moss stitch uses the one-row repeat pattern of alternating single crochet stitches and chains.

Moss Stitch | Step-by-Step Instructions

Below are the step-by-step instructions for the crocheting moss stitch:

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Skill Level: Beginner

Crochet Moss Stitch Step-by-Step Pictures

  1. Make slip knot and chain in an even number like 14.
  2. Row 1: Make single crochet in the fourth 4th chain from the crochet hook.
  3. The skipped chains are actually for the (1 ch-sp, 1 turning chain and one skipped stitch).
  4. Now repeat, ch1, skip 1 stitch, and single crochet across the row.
  5. Row 2: Turn the work and make two turning chains.
  6. Single crochet in the first ch-1 space.
  7. Continue the pattern chain 1, skip 1 single crochet, single crochet in the next chain-1 space across the row.
  8. The last stitch will be a single crochet worked into the space between the chain-2 turning chain and the single crochet from the previous row.
  9. Row 3 to any row: Repeat row 3 until you get the desired height in the work.

I hope you liked this moss stitch tutorial!

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Have learnt the stitch? Find the crochet moss stitch blanket patterns!

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