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The Side Bar Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #61

Example of the Side Bar Stitch Cover
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About This Stitch Pattern

The Side Bar Stitch pattern uses the double crochet in an unusual way to make a mesh type fabric. It’s easy to do and perfect for making bags, scarves, and shawls.

[Video] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Foundation Row: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each ch across row, turn
  • Row 1: Ch 1 (counts as first sc), skip first st, 1 sc in each sc across, turn
  • Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), skip first st, * 1 dc next st, 1 dc around the post of the just made, skip 1 st; rep from *, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn
  • Repeat rows 1-2 until you have reached your desired length.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

Example of the Side Bar Stitch Right Side

Example of the Side Bar Stitch Wrong Side

Stitch Pattern Attributes

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