Do you want to learn how to crochet the moss stitch? This post will walk you through the basic steps of the crochet moss stitch and also includes a video tutorial.
And why not make something useful while learning the stitch, right? We will practice this stitch by making a washcloth. This is one of my favorite crochet stitches and creates a nice textured fabric.
Once you master this stitch and don't worry, it's a great beginner stitch. Then come on over and try one of these scarfs, crochet tops, or soap saver patterns that use the moss stitch. Simply click on the image below to see these patterns using the moss crochet stitch.
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Crochet Moss Stitch Supplies:
H (5.0mm) Hook, or size to meet gauge
Favorite Crochet Hooks:
We Crochet Dishie Worsted Weight
100% Cotton, 190yds/100g
Colorway Navy, or color of choice.
Between 110-135 yds
blo - back loop only
ch - chain
dc - double crochet
sc - single crochet
sl st - slip stitch
Stsc - stacked single crochet
17 sts by 16 rows = 4x4” in
9 inches by 9 inches
Add or decrease the starting change to adjust the size larger or smaller.
Crochet Pattern Notes:
There is no need to chain 1 at the beginning of each row. Without the beginning chain 1, you will have straighter edges. Use a stitch marker to keep track of the first stitch in the row.
How To Crochet the Moss Stitch Video:
How To Crochet the Moss Stitch Instructions:
Moss Stitch Washcloth Body
|1||Ch 36 (or in multiples of 2), sc in the first ch from the hook, *ch 1, skip 1 ch, sc in next*; repeat from * to * until the last st, sc in the last, turn.||36|
|2||Sc in first, *ch 1, skip 1, sc in next ch space*; repeat from * to * until the last stitch, sc in the last turn.||36|
|Repeats||Repeat Row 2 until the desired height.|
Moss Stitch Washcloth Border
|1||Ch 1, sl st around the perimeter of the washcloth, placing (sl st, ch 1, sl st) on each corner, and one stitch per row on the sides, do not join.|
|2||Stsc into the blo of the first stitch, dc in the blo each sl st around placing (dc, ch 1, dc) in each chain st on the corners, fasten of and use an invisible join to finish. Weave in ends.|
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