Learn how to crochet an easy mesh stitch for your crochet projects with this step-by-step tutorial. The crochet mesh stitch is made using only 2 stitches, a chain stitch, and a double crochet stitch.
It’s a fun and easy stitch to add to your crochet stitch library!
The Double Crochet Mesh Stitch
The double crochet mesh stitch is one of my favorite stitches to use for crochet projects. It’s an open, loose stitch that’s perfect to use when making produce bags or market bags.
It’s also a very simple stitch to learn and would be great for beginners. So if you’re new to crochet and looking to add some stitches to your library, definitely try this one!
What stitches are used to make a crochet mesh stitch?
So for this stitch, you will only need to know 2 stitches. The first stitch is your basic chain stitch and the second is the double crochet stitch.
Down below you’ll find directions on how to make these stitches or you can also check out our YouTube channel for a guided video tutorial.
ch – chain: Yarn over, pull through loop on hook.
dc – double crochet: Yarn over, insert hook into stitch and pull through, yarn over and pull through first two loops on hook, yarn over and pull through last two loops on hook.
Watch the full guided video tutorial on our YouTube Channel here.
Crochet Mesh Stitch Tutorial
You want to start of by chaining an even number of stitches.
Row 1: Make 1 double crochet in the 6th chain from the hook (this counts as 1 chain, 1 double crochet, and 1 chain).
Then *chain 1, skip the next chain, and make 1 double crochet in the following chain. Continue to repeat from * till the end of the row.
Row 2: Chain 4, and turn your work.
Then skip the next two stitches, and make 1 double crochet stitch in the following stitch. * chain 1, skip the next stitch, and make 1 double crochet in the following stitch. Repeat from * till the end of the row (the last stitch is made in the second turning chain).
Now continue to repeat row 2 till however long you want your project to be.
Other Stitch Tutorials
- How to Crochet the Reverse Blanket Stitch
- How to Crochet a Puff Stitch
- How to Crochet a Moss Stitch Square
- How to Crochet the Double V-Stitch
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and don’t forget to pin it for later!