Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time

Moss Stitch 12″ Afghan Square – Free Crochet Pattern

Two days ago I posted about finding a stitch combo that looked like the knit moss stitch.  And, as promised, here is a free pattern for you to try it out.  I made it as an afghan square, but you could easily use it as a dishcloth pattern.

MOSS STITCH LOOK-ALIKE

AFGHAN SQUARE

Finished Size:   12” square

Materials Used: Hobby Lobby “I Love This Yarn!”

  • 3 oz. – #4 worsted weight yarn
  • Size “J” crochet hook

 

ch37,

Row 1: slip stitch in 3rd ch from hook, *hdc in next ch, sl st in next ch, repeat from * across, turn.

Row 2:  ch2, skip 1st stitch, slip stitch in next st, * hdc in next st, slip st in next st, repeat from * across, turn.

Row 3 – 42: Repeat Row 2 until project is square.

 

BORDER  

Round 1:  ch1, 3sc in corner stitch, sc in each stitch across top, 3sc in corner stitch, sc evenly down side, 3sc in corner stitch, sc in each stitch across bottom, 3sc in corner stitch, sc evenly up side, slip stitch to 1st sc, turn. 

Round 2:  ch1, sc in each sc around with 3sc in corner stitch, turn.

Round 3:  Repeat Round 2.

Fasten off.  Weave in ends.

Block to 12” square.

Happy Crocheting!



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