How to Crochet the Back Post Single Crochet

How to Crochet the Back Post Single Crochet

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the back post single crochet. This technique is a variation of the single crochet but instead of going into the top of the stitch we actually go around the post of the stitch underneath.

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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Imperial Yarn Erin: Worsted 3-Ply

One of Imperial Stock Ranch’s newest offerings, Erin is a terrific all-around medium worsted weight yarn. It is especially nice for color work and textured stitch patterns. Available in eight colors as well as Natural and is a great choice for hand dye projects.


A Crochet Hook


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Pattern Instructions

    Skill: Easy

  1. Step 1

    Insert hook into back of stitch in hole before the post and through the next hole going over the post

  2. Step 2

    Yarn over

  3. Step 3

    Draw yarn through both holes.

  4. Step 4

    Yarn over

  5. Step 5

    Draw though both loops on hook.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Back Post Single Crochet

Example of the Back Post Single Crochet (Click for Larger)


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