The Mat Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #108

Stitch Description

The Mat Stitch creates a dense but delicate looking fabric. The Mat Stitch would be great for sweaters, blankets, and skirts!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiples of 6 + 2

  • Row 1: (right side) Work 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, *skip 2ch, 1 dc into next ch, 1 ch, into same ch as last dc work [1 dc, 1 ch, 1 dc], skip 2ch, 1 sc into next ch; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 4ch (count as 1 dc, 1 ch), 1 dc into first sc, skip 1 dc, 1 sc into next dc, *1 dc into next sc, 1 ch, into same st as last dc work [1 dc, 1 ch, 1 dc], skip 1 dc, 1 sc into next dc; rep from * to las sc, into last sc work [ 1dc, 1ch, 1 dc], turn.
  • Row 3: 1 ch, 1 sc into first dc, *1 dc into next sc, 1 ch, into same st as last dc work [1 dc, 1 ch, 1 dc], skip 1 dc, 1 sc into next dc; rep from * to end placing last sc into 3rd of 4ch at beg of previous row, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Mat Stitch

Example of the Mat Stitch


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