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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- Chain Stitch
- Double Crochet
Number of Rows: 1
Multiples of 6 + 9
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.
Example of the Open Checkers Stitch (Click for Larger)