The Single Crochet Grit Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #49

Stitch Description

The Single Crochet Grit Stitch is a simple crochet pattern that creates a tightly textured fabric that is firm and dense. It’s great for washcloths, afghans, and warm scarves.

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1 (add 2 for base chain)

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 1 (add 2 for base chain)

  • Row 1: skip 2ch (count as 1sc), 1sc into next ch, *skip 1ch, 2sc into next ch; rep from * to last 2ch, skip 1ch, 1sc into last ch, turn
  • Row 2: 1 ch (counts as 1sc), 1sc into first st, *skip 1 sc, 2sc into next sc; rep from * to last 2sts, skip 1sc, 1sc into top of tch, turn
  • Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Single Crochet Grit Stitch

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