How to crochet the Linen Stitch – it’s one of the prettiest ‘fabric’ stitches – super simple – resulting in a fast-to-create crochet stitch pattern. The linen stitch is a particularly great crochet stitch to show off your beautiful hand dyed yarn, or any pretty variegated yarn for that matter. If you go for a solid color, I’d recommend that you use a quality yarn with a bit of a sheen to it, … like linen!
Ok, crochet beginners, let’s create some work that looks like you’re a crochet pro!
Linen Stitch Crochet Pattern
Chain an even number
ROW 1: SC in the 4th ch from the hook; * CH1, skip 1 stitch, SC in the next stitch, Repeat from * till end; CH2, TOW.
Or…. choose to work in the round and repeat this ‘endlessly’ till your work has the desired height.
And then, you’ll work will. look line this:
Great way to make a cowl, for example. As this is made in the round, in this case, you will want to cast on with an odd number.
Now that you’re probably inspired by how easy this pattern is, let’s get some yarn..
Looking for Linen Stitch Ideas
When worked in a single color, this stitch’s beauty is all in the texture. However, if you’re ready to take that up a notch, the crochet linen stitch can be really looking magnificent, if worked in rows of different colored yarn.
The Crochet linen stitch is often called the Crochet Moss Stitch. And, sometimes, it is even the Granite Stitch – wouldn’t you know..