Moss Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The moss stitch is also known as the granite or linen stitch. It’s a very easy 1 row Repeat with double sided texture.

Moss stitch crochet tutorial
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Moss stitch description

The Moss stitch is reversible and looks identical on both sides. It has tiny gaps but creates a neat and interesting texture.

How it’s made

The moss stitch crochet tutorial is beginner- easy skill level. Its a very simple 1 row repeat and to complete the tutorial you will need to know the single crochet stitch and the chain. You can use any yarn with its recommended crochet hook size to complete the tutorial.

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Moss stitch tutorial crochet pattern


  • Crochet hook recommended for your yarn
  • Any yarn


USA Terminology

  • ch – Chain
  • sc – Single crochet

Pattern notes

  • Stitches separated with a comma are to be made in separate spaces eg. (sc, dc) would mean sc in first stitch then dc in next stitch.
  • Make a small swatch of the moss stitch and measure the size before beginning a large project.

Moss stitch tutorial free crochet pattern

Row 1
  • ch multiples of 2 for desired length
  • ch 4 more then sc in 4th ch from the hook
  • ch 1, skip 1, sc : repeat to end
  • ch x 2 & turn
Row 2
  • sc in ch sp
  • ch 1, skip 1 & sc in ch sp: repeat to end
  • ch x 2 & turn

Row 3+

  • Repeat row 2 until you reach desired size
  • Fasten off & weave in ends.

Moss Stitch Tutorial

A-Z crochet stitches directory

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