This stitch was originally posted on July 9, 2012
This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the side bar stitch. This pattern uses the double crochet in an unusual way to make a mesh type fabric. It’s easy to do and perfect for maker bags, scarves, and shawls.
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 1
Foundation Row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each ch across row, turn
Row 1: Ch 1 (counts as first sc), skip first st, 1 sc in each sc across, turn
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), skip first st, * 1 dc next st, 1 dc around the post of the just made, skip 1 st; rep from *, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn
Repeat rows 1 & 2 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this: