The Open Checker Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #77

How to Crochet the Open Checkers Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

The Open Checkers Stitch creates a simple open block patterned fabric. It is great for making sweaters, afghans, scarves and home decor items.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 6 + 9

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 6 + 9

  • Row 1: skip 3ch, 1dc into each of next 2ch, * 3ch, skip 3ch **, 1dc in each of next 3ch; rep from * to last ch ending at **, 1dc in last st, turn.
  • Row 2: 3ch, 2dc in first ch sp, *3ch, 3dc in next 3ch sp; rep from * to end, 3 ch, 1dc in top of tch.
  • Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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    Example of the Open Checkers Stitch
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    Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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