The Moss Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #176

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the moss stitch. This stitch creates a fun textured pattern. The moss stitch would be great for blankets, scarves and hats!

Video Tutorial


Chain Stitch
sl st
Slip Stitch
Half Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: skip 1ch from end, *sl st into next ch, hdc; rep from * to end of row, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 1, *sl st, hdc, rep from * to end of row.
  • Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Moss Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Moss Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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