2013 CAL Stitch of the Month Afghan – Wattle Stitch

The Wattle Stitch

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Wattle StitchThis is a great beginner pattern stitch for shrugs, purses and afghans.

Chain a multiple of 3 (for square ch 24)

Row 1: Work (sc, ch 1, dc) in 3rd ch from hook; * sk 2 ch, (sc, ch 1, dc) in next ch; rep from * across to last 3 ch, sk 2 ch, sc in last ch; ch 1, turn.

Row 2: *Work (sc, ch 1, dc) in next ch 1 sp; rep from * across to last sc; sk last sc, sc in turning ch; ch 1, turn.

Repeat Row 2 for pattern.