Tutorial: cross hatch pattern

Here’s a lacy stitch pattern you’ll love to crochet!

Foundation chain in multiple of 7 sts plus 1. (Try 43 ch sts.)

Foundation row Work 2 tr in 4th ch from hook, miss 3 ch, 1 dc next ch,*3 ch, 1 tr in each of the next 3 ch, miss next 3 ch, dc in next ch; rep from * across, turn.

Row 1 3 ch, 2 tr in first st, *miss next 3 tr, (1 dc, 3 ch, 3 tr) in the next 3 ch space, miss next st; rep from * across, ending miss last 2 sts, dc in the top of t-ch.

Rep row 1 to form pattern.

Abbreviations (we’re using UK crochet terms – check The Making Spot’s full list and US conversions here)

ch chain

dc double crochet

dtr double treble

rep repeat

sp space

st(s) stitch(es)

t-ch turning chain

tr treble

V-st(itch) 1 tr, ch 1, 1 tr in same stitch

This article first appeared in Simply Knitting magazine, in association with artesano. Our example is crocheted in artesano Superwash Merino yarn.