HDC and SC Open Ridge Stitch Rows can be used as panels for mile-a-minute afghans. You can make squares (instead of granny squares) which can be used for all sorts of things. It’s a great all-over pattern for a purse, sweater or hat too.
Step 1: Make an even number of chain stitches for your foundation
Step 2: Single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across
Step 3: Chain 1, turn
Step 4: Half double crochet in 3rd stitch from hook, then cross over and hdc in 2nd stitch from hook
Step 5: Skip next stitch, hdc in next stitch
Step 6: Half double crochet in skipped stitch in Step 5
[Repeat Steps 5 and 6 across row]
Step 7: Chain 1, turn, single crochet in back loop only of 2nd hdc and each hdc across row
Repeat Steps 2 – 7 for pattern.
Note: Keep your rows even. Last stitch of each row will be made in turning chain.
Until next time, I wish you every joy and lots of success with all of your crochet projects.
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