The Ridged String Network Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #45

Stitch Description

The Ridged String Network Stitch creates a mesh fabric. This would work well for market bags or hats.

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Materials Used

Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hook

Skacel Addi Swing Hook was developed with comfort in mind. The handle is constructed of two plastics: one colorful and soft, and the other, white and firm. The two balance each other perfectly for just the right amount of flexibility.This is a crochet hook to love! The beautifully balanced handle rests perfectly in your hand as addi’s Turbo hook glides in and out of each stitch. With addi Swing Hooks you can say good-bye (and good riddance!) to cramped fingers forever.

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 1 (add 1 for base chain)

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 4 + 1 (add 1 for base chain)

  • Row 1: (right side) 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook, *3ch, skip 3ch, 1 sc into next ch, rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 1 ch, working into back loop only of each st work 1sc into first st, *3ch, skip 3ch, 1sc into next sc; rep from * to end, skip tch, turn.
  • Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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