American Moss Afghan Squares by Lisa van Klaveren

American Moss Afghan Squares

Crochet
August 2022
Aran (8 wpi) ?
You may work to your own gauge
6.5 mm (K)
30 - 35 yards (27 - 32 m)
Squares = 6" wide
US
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Named after a classic knitting stitch known as either American Moss or Irish Moss, this stitch is different from a traditional crochet moss stitch. Worked in rounds, this stitch creates a strikingly beautiful, knit-look afghan square. There are also no holes, making it plush and warm, but it also has incredible weight, softness and drape. Squares are sewn together with whip stitch using a yarn needle.

Materials: You may use yarn and hook of choice with this pattern. Sample blanket used Nako Ombre - aran worsted weight yarn and crochet hook size K (6.5mm), Sample squares used approx. 35 yards per square.

Finished Size: Sample squares measured approx. 6” wide. You may make as many as you wish and join them together to create a blanket of desired size.

Skill Level: Easy
Stitches used include ch, sl st, dc

Pattern is written in standard American crochet terms.