How to crochet the brick or block stitch (video & written instructions)

Watch the video demonstration above to learn how to crochet the brick stitch.
This brick stitch, also called the block stitch, is a popular stitch for adding dimension and interest to any crochet project. The stitch is made up, usually, of a main color and accent colors that compliment each other.
This stitch resembles blocks or bricks stacked on top of each other and creates a crochet fabric that has great coverage without many gaps or holes.
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Ashleigh Kiser / DIY Everywhere
Materials
-Any weight yarn. I used worsted weight
-Hook size appropriate for your yarn. I used a G hook.
Pro Tip: Carry your main color yarn as showed in the video to reduce the number of ends you have to weave in at the end of the project.
Abbreviations
Sp space
Sk skip
Ch chain
Sc single crochet
Dc double crochet
t turn
rep repeat
st(s) stitches
CC contrasting color
MC main color
Written Pattern
With CC, Ch a multiple of 2 +1. I Chained 20 +1
Row 1: Ch 1, Sc in 2nd from hook, Ch 2, sk 2, rep across, color change to MC, Ch 3, t
Row 2: 2 Dc in Ch sp, Dc in Sc st, rep across, color change to CC, Ch 1, t
Row 3: Sc in 1st st, Ch 2, sk 2, rep across, color change to MC, Ch 3, t
Repeat Rows 2 and 3 alternating until you have the desired length you want. End with Row 2.
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