Open Mesh Stitch Crochet Pattern

Blossom Lady
Jan 21, 2024 07:07 AM
Open Mesh Stitch Crochet Pattern

The open mesh stitch is a very open lace stitch with simple geometry. It is great for summer cover-ups, garment edges or shawls.

Learn how to make the Open Mesh stitch with this photo tutorial.


The pattern is written for a 15cm by 15cm / 6” by 6” square. You can easily adapt the size to your desired project size with the stitch multiple info below.

Stitch Multiple

The pattern needs a multiple of 5 + 3 number of stitches; your starting chain will be a multiple of 5 + 5 for an extra turning chain.


The gauge for this pattern is 12 st by 8.5 rows in stitch pattern for a 10 cm by 10 cm square (4” by 4”).


st = stitch

ch = chain

sc = single crochet

dc = double crochet

skip = miss

The Open Mesh Crochet Stitch Tutorial

With your 5.5mm / US I- 9 hook ch 20.

Row 1: Dc in 3rd ch from the hook, dc across, turn. <18 st>

Row 2: Ch 7, skip 2, sc, [ch 9, skip 4, sc] repeat until end of row, turn.

Row 3: Ch 5, [sc in 5th chain below, ch 4] repeat until last ch, sc in 5th ch below, turn.

Note: make sure you sc in the chain and not over the chain to fix the stitch on the chain.

Row 4: Ch 2, dc, [4 dc in ch-4 space, dc] across, turn.

Repeat Rows 2 to 4 until you reach 15 cm / 6”.

Open Mesh Stitch Crochet Pattern
Open Mesh Stitch Crochet Pattern
Open Mesh Stitch Crochet Pattern
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