The Side Bar Stitch pattern uses the double crochet in an unusual way to make a mesh type fabric. It’s easy to do and perfect for making bags, scarves, and shawls.
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 1
- Foundation Row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each ch across row, turn
- Row 1: Ch 1 (counts as first sc), skip first st, 1 sc in each sc across, turn
- Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), skip first st, * 1 dc next st, 1 dc around the post of the just made, skip 1 st; rep from *, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn
Repeat rows 1-2 until you have reached your desired length.