The Extended Mesh Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #230

How to Crochet the Extended Mesh Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

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!

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

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.

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Any odd number.

Stitch Pattern Instructions

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.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

Example of the Extended Mesh Stitch. (Reversible)
Example of the Extended Mesh Stitch. (Reversible)

Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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