The Bars and Loops Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #51

How to Crochet the Bars and Loops Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the Bars and Loops Stitch. This simple crochet pattern creates a mesh fabric that is great for blankets and market bags.

Skill: Easy
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 1

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Chain Stitch – ch
Double Crochet – dc

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, 1sc in each ch across row, turn.

Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), skip first sc, 1 dc in each sc across row, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1, 1 sc in first dc, ch 2, 1 sc in space after next 2 dc, *ch 2, 1 sc in space after next 2dc, rep from * ending ch 2, 1sc in sp between the last dc and the turning ch, 1 sc in top of turn ch, turn.

Row 4: Ch 3, 2 dc in first ch-2 space, rep from * across, ending with 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn.

Repeat rows 3 and 4 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Bars and Loops Stitch

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