Saturday, January 7, 2017

Day 4 a year of stitches

Sorry to be a day late.  I'm a bit sick.

Today's stitches will be

American moss stitch and moss stitch

American moss stitch

Even number of stitches

R1: *k1, p1. Rep from * to the end of the row.
R2: *k1, p1. Rep from * to the end of the row.
R3: *p1, k1. Rep from * to the end of the row.
R4: *p1, k1. Rep from * to the end of the row.

Rep these 4 rows until you have a square. Bind off.

Moss stitch in crochet

You need an odd number of stitches plus 1.

R1: single crochet into the 2nd chain from the hook, chain one, skip the next chain, single crochet into the stitch after that. Chain one. Skip a st. Continue to the end of the row.  End with sc in the last st. Ch1, turn.

R2: sc in sc, * sc in ch 1 space,  ch 1, skip sc.  End with 2 sc in last 2 sts. Ch1, turn.

R3: sc in sc, * ch1,  skip sc, sc in ch 1 space.  Rep from *. Ch1,  turn.

Rep r2 and r3 until you have a square.