The Front and Back Loop Single Crochet Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #55

Stitch Description

The Back and Front Loop Single Crochet Stitch is a simple crochet pattern which alternates between the back and front loop single crochet stitch to create a subtly textured fabric. It’s great for an easy afghan, washcloth, or scarf project.

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100% Organic Merino Wool

This yarn is exceptionally soft and 100% organic. It has been manufactured to GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standards) and has an Organic Tilth certification. All of their wool is organically dyed and spun in the USA. A true American product!

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Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hook

Skacel Addi Swing Hook was developed with comfort in mind. The handle is constructed of two plastics: one colorful and soft, and the other, white and firm. The two balance each other perfectly for just the right amount of flexibility.This is a crochet hook to love! The beautifully balanced handle rests perfectly in your hand as addi’s Turbo hook glides in and out of each stitch. With addi Swing Hooks you can say good-bye (and good riddance!) to cramped fingers forever.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: skip 2ch (count as 1sc), 1sc into next and each ch to end, turn
  • Row 2: 1ch (counts as 1sc), skip 1 st, *sc into back loop only of next st, 1sc into front loop only of next st; rep from *ending 1sc into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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