This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the extended mesh stitch. The extended stitch sits slightly angled, and when combined with classic mesh, it makes a drapey fabric. The extended mesh stitch would be great for shawls, scarves and shrugs!
- Chain Stitch
- Extended Single Crochet- Insert hook in next stitch or chain, yarn over and pull up loop (2 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through 1 loop (1 chain made), yarn over and pull through 2 loops.
Number of Rows: 1
Any odd number.
Foundation Chain: Any odd number.
- Row 1: (Right Side): esc, in 5th ch from hook (counts as esc, ch 1 sp), *ch 1, skip 1ch, esc in next ch; rep from * across, turn.
- Row 2: ch 3 (counts as esc, ch 1 sp), *skip next ch 1 sp, esc in next esc, ch 1; rep from * across to turning ch, esc in top of turning ch, turn.
Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.
Example of the Extended Mesh Stitch. (Reversible)