The Granite Stitch, also known as the Moss Stitch, is another fabulous stitch pattern that’s interesting enough for experienced crocheters, but easy enough for new crocheters! All you need to know is chaining and single crochet – here’s how it’s done!
How to Crochet the Granite Stitch or Moss Stitch
Of course, this stitch can be made using any weight or type of yarn, and the hook that gives you the results you’re looking for. Here are the written instructions:
Row 1: Ch an even number of stitches, sc in the 4th ch from the hook, *ch 1, skip 1 ch, sc in the next ch; repeat from * to end, turn.
Row 2: Ch 2, sc in the next ch-1 sp, *ch 1, sc in the next ch-1 sp; repeat from * to end, finishing with a sc in the ch-3 sp at the start of Row 1, turn.
Row 3: Ch 2, sc in the next ch-1 sp, *ch 1, sc in the next ch-1 sp; repeat from * to end, finishing with a sc in the ch-2 sp at the start of the previous row, turn.
Repeat Row 3 until you’re done!
That’s all there is to working the Granite Stitch or Moss Stitch! It has a great look in one color, but can also look amazing in 2 or more colors. And to round out the video and written instructions, here’s a crochet symbol chart for the Moss Stitch!
I hope you’ve enjoyed this stitch tutorial - don’t forget to share it with your crochet friends! And let me know if there’s a stitch you’d like to see a tutorial for in the future!
Photos, chart, and written instructions copyright Tamara Kelly 2014.