The Diamond Mesh Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #76

Stitch Description

The Diamond Mesh Stitch uses single crochet and chain stitches to create a very open diamond pattern. This stitch is great for making market bags, simple stoles and decorative items!

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Materials Used

Knit Outta The Box Afghanistan Cashmere

Sourced and spun entirely in Afghanistan, this 100% cashmere yarn is the ultimate in “feel good” yarn. The yarn is spun by Afghan women from their homes and they receive a fair wage for their labor. As a fair trade product, it not only feels good while you are wearing it, but you can feel good knowing that your purchase is helping someone live a better life.

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Susan Bates Silvalume Crochet Hooks

These hooks have the broadest size range within the Susan Bates family of hooks. Made of lightweight aluminum; each Silvalume hook undergoes a special anodizing process, which etches away all surface impurities. In addition, each hook is heat treated for strength and durability and polished for a velvety smooth finish. Each size is color coded so you can find the size you need at a glance. The famous Susan Bates in-line head helps reduce wrist motion for fatigue-free crocheting and helps you maintain a more consistent gauge.

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 3

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 4 + 3

  • Row 1: Skip 1 ch, 1 sc into next ch, * ch 5, skip 3ch, 1 sc in next ch; rep from *to last ch, in last ch, turn.
  • Row 2: *5ch, 1sc in next ch sp; rep from * to end, working last sc into sc, turn.
  • Row 3: *5ch, 1sc in next ch sp; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Repeat row 3 until you have reached your desired length.

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