How to Crochet the Bars and Loops Stitch

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

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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