Net Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The net stitch tutorial is suitable for beginners and experts alike. Made from double crochets and chains it creates a lovely net like fabric with little holes. The stitch is suitable for pretty much any of your crochet projects to add some easy and interesting texture.

Net stitch crochet tutorial
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Net stitch description

The net stitch is reversible and looks identical on both sides making it ideal for blankets, shawls, scarfs and much more. The pattern creates neat little gaps, just like a net. The net stitch works up quickly without eating your yarn.

How it’s made

The net stitch crochet tutorial is beginner- easy skill level. It is an extremely simple 1 row repeat and to complete the tutorial you will need to know the double crochet stitch and the chain. You can use any yarn with its recommended crochet hook size to complete the tutorial.

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Net stitch tutorial crochet pattern

Crochet tutorial info

Hook sizes

The hook recommended for your yarn.


Any yarn can be used.



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ch – Chain

dc – Double crochet

Gauge / Tension

Not applicable for this tutorial due to yarn variations. I recommending making a small swatch of the net stitch and measuring the size before beginning a large project.

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.


You will need the following supplies to complete the crochet project (links will take you directly to my recommended supplies)

– Crochet hooks 

– Any yarn

– scissors

Net stitch tutorial free crochet pattern

Use any yarn with the recommended hook.

Row 1
  • ch multiples of 2 for desired length
  • ch 4 more then dc in 4th ch from the hook
  • ch 1, skip 1, dc: repeat to end
  • ch x 3 & turn
Row 2
  • dc in ch sp
  • ch 1, skip 1 & dc in ch space: repeat to end
  • ch x 3 & turn

Row 3+

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

Net Stitch Tutorial

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