Thursday, 1 January 2015

Aunt Aggie's Mesh Stitch

This is a pattern for a very simply but beautifully textured mesh stitch which is great for blankets, cushion covers, sweaters, scarves, anywhere you need just a hint of texture but you want the fabric to be plain and simple.  



Row One:  Make chain – any multiple will do, as long as it is an even number, plus 3.  The last 2 chain are counted as the turning chain, and the first stitch on the next row.

Row Two:  Yarn over, insert hook into 3rd chain from hook, pull yarn through, skip 1 chain, insert hook into next chain, pull yarn through, yarn over, pull through all 4 loops, chain 1; *Yarn over, insert hook into same st as last loop, pull yarn through, sk 1, pull yarn through next st, yo, pull through all 4 loops, ch1 *Repeat from * to * to last 2 sts.  Yarn over, insert hook into same stitch as last loop, pull the yarn through, sk 1, insert hook into next chain, pull yarn through, yarn over, pull through all 4 loops; turn.

Row Three:  Chain 2, yarn over, insert hook into 1st space (directly next to ch 2), pull yarn through, insert hook into next space, pull yarn through, yarn over, draw yarn through all 4 loops, ch 1; *yarn over, insert hook into same space as last loop, pull yarn through, insert hook into next space, pull yarn through, yarn over, draw yarn through all 4 loops; ch 1*; repeat from * to * to last stitch.   Yarn over, insert hook into same st as last loop, pull yarn through, insert hook into top of ch2 from prev row, yarn over, draw through all 4 loops; turn.

Repeat Row Three to desired length. 



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