Crochet Moss Stitch (Granite & Linen Stitch)

Skill Level



Any Even Number

Project Ideas

Blankets, Clothing

The crochet moss stitch produces a thinner fabric than other stitches making it perfect for when you need a great drape. Plus it’s reversible so it looks great from both sides. It’s also called the granite stitch and the linen stitch.

Crochet Moss Stitch
getting started

Suggested Supplies

Pair the crochet moss stitch with just about any yarn in your stash from lightweight to super bulky. Choose a smooth yarn for stitch definition that’ll allow the pattern to really be the focus, or pair it with a slightly textured yarn for a little more visual interest and texture.

Supplies used in demonstration video:

  • Lion Brand Heartland Yarn
  • 5 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

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  • Ch Chain
  • Hk Hook
  • Rem Remaining
  • Rep Repeat
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • Sk Skip
  • Sp Space
  • St(s) Stitch(es)

Additional Notes: Chain one at beginning of row does not count as a stitch.

Row 1: Ch any even number of sts. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hk. *Ch 1. Sk next ch. 1 sc in next ch. Rep from * to end last ch. 1 sc last ch. Ch 1 and turn.

Row 2: 1 sc in first sc. *1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Ch 1. Skip next sc. Rep from * to last sc. 1 sc in last sc. Ch 1 and turn.

Row 3: 1 sc in first sc. *Ch 1. Sk next sc. 1 sc in next ch-1 sp. Rep from * to last 2 sc. Ch 1. Sk next st. 1 sc in last sc. Ch 1 and turn.

Repeat: Rep rows 2 and 3 until your project measures the length you want.

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