Moss Stitch – Week 30 of The 50 Stitches CAL

The Moss stitch is also known as the Linen stitch. It creates an interlocking pattern that is quick and easy to work up.

If you’d like to know how to make the Moss stitch for any size project, you can find out how here

You can purchase the ad free, printable version of the pattern on Ravelry for just £2.40 which includes a weekly update with the next square

This pattern is written in US terms, but the UK translation is below.

UK Translation

Single crochet (sc) = Double crochet

The Pattern

For this square you will need a 4.5mm hook

Chain 32

Row 1. In 4th chain from your hook make a sc. *chain 1, skip a stitch then sc in the next stitch* repeat between *and* – 30 stitches


Row 2. Chain 3 and sc in the first chain space.

 *chain 1 and sc in the next chain space* repeat between *and* with the last stitch being a sc made in the turning chain of the row below


Row 3 – 22. Repeat row 2.

The Border

Use a 3.5 mm hook for the border

Make a single in each stitch across the top and bottom

For the sides, make 2 sc in the side of rows 1, 4, 7, 10, 13, 16, 19 and 22. Make 1 sc in the side of all other rows.

Add an extra sc in the corners for the turn

If you have any questions about the pattern or the CAL, then come on over to the Facebook group – 50 Stitches where you can show us your completed squares too.

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