Soft Moss Stitch. I’m not sure what I love most: the amazing texture of this beautiful stitch or it’s lovely name.
The soft moss stitch is a perfect example of how simple stitches can combine to form something amazing! In cotton yarn this would make a great dishcloth pattern. Or maybe a nice, warm sweater fabric on a cold day. This is a fun stitch swatch to add to your stash.
- Any size hook. I used US G6/4 mm crochet hook (Did you know you can purchase my go-to hooks on Amazon?)
- A yarn weight that works with your hook size. I used worsted weight yarn.
- tapestry needle and scissors
Remember, you can make your swatch with any size hook and yarn weight. Read all about How to Swatch Here.
Stitches and Abbreviations:
Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern: Crochet Abbreviations, US to UK Crochet Conversion Chart. Find links to stitches on the “Tutorial” menu: Getting Started will show basic stitches used in many patterns and Crochet Stitch Dictionary shows our growing collection of crochet stitch tutorials.
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Chain a multiple of 2 + 1 (for information on what this means, please read How to Swatch)
Foundation row: sc in the 3rd ch from the hook, *dc in the next ch, sc in the next ch*, repeat * to * across to the last 2 ch. End with a dc in the next ch, hdc in the last ch, turn.
R1: ch 2 (counts as a hdc here and throughout), skip the 1st hdc, *sc in the next dc, dc in the next sc*, repeat * to * across, ending with a hdc in the top of the turning ch, turn.
Repeat row 1 for pattern.
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