2013 CAL Stitch of the Month Afghan – The Grit Stitch

The Grit Stitch

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Grit Stitch This is a great beginner pattern stitch for shrugs, purses and afghans.

 Chain a multiple of 2 + 3 (for square ch 23)

Row 1: Sc in 3rd ch from hook, * sk next ch, 2 sc in next ch; rep from * across to last 2 chs, sk next ch, sc in last ch; ch 2, turn.

Row 2: Sc in first sc, * sk next sc, 2 sc in next sc; rep from * to last sc; sk last sc, sc into turning ch, ch 2, turn.

Repeat Row 2 for pattern.