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Crosshatch stitch is a beautiful textured crochet stitch, perfect for making blankets and is reversible so it looks good on both sides!

It is similar to the block stitch you make in Corner to Corner (C2C) stitch, except you work into the chains of the ch-3, instead of the space.

It makes the stitch pattern more solid and with less holes. Sometimes that is exactly what you need for a project.

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Check out my pattern for colourful beanies made with this stitch

Easy Children’s Hats

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I am still having fun creating stitch pattern tutorials and sharing my favourite ones with you! The free crochet stitch patterns I have been making, are all suitable for beginners, and will hopefully inspire you to have fun using colours from your stash!

You can check out my other stitch tutorials here

Read on for the step by step instructions. Have fun trying out your own colour combinations. And don’t forget to Pin the pattern for later!


You can use any yarn weight you wish and a matching hook. I used DK weight yarn and a 4.5mm crochet hook.


US Crochet terms

sc – single crochet

dc – double crochet

ch – chain

st – stitch

rep – repeat

t-ch – turning chain

UK Crochet terms

dc – double crochet

tr – treble crochet

ch – chain

st – stitch

rep – repeat

t-ch – turning chain


Changing colours (work last st until there are 2 loops on hook, yarn over with new colour and draw through all loops to complete stitch)

Instructions for Crosshatch Stitch

Chain a multiple of 7sts 

Foundation Row :  2 dc in 3rd chain from hook (counts as 3 dc), * skip next 3 chains, 1 sc in next ch, ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 3 chs; repeat from * to last 4 ch, skip next 3 chs, 1 sc in last chain. Fasten off yarn (* see notes on changing colours), turn.

Row 1 : Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), 2 dc in first sc; * skip next 3 dc,  1 sc in first of next 3 ch, ch 3, 1 dc in each of next 2 ch, 1 dc in next sc; repeat from * ending by skipping last 2 dc, 1 sc in top of t-ch. Fasten off yarn, turn.

Repeat row 1 for pattern

Here is a handy stitch chart to help!

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    1. Hi. I am sorry you are having a difficulty. I am unable to make and upload videos at present. Would a chart help? I can email you a hand drawn chart if it would help

  1. OKay, I’m stuck. I have it all done, but cannot figure out where the finishing of the single stitches go. At the bottom only? where are the instructions for seaming the hat and closing it at the top? Thanks!

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