For now, here's the pattern for the swatch I made.
|Open-weave rattan stitch crochet pattern|
Cannon cotton thread, size 8, (may be substituted with light-fingering 3-ply yarn)
Crochet hook size 4mm
Gauge swatch measures 4 1/4" square
ch - chain
sc - single crochet
dc - double crochet
esc - extended single crochet: insert hook in next stitch (or space), yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through one loop to make a ch, yarn over and pull through two loops on hook to complete the stitch.
Coming soon - poncho project using the open-weave rattan stitch