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How to Crochet the Front and Back Loop Single Crochet Stitch

How to Crochet the Front and Back Loop Single Crochet Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the back and front loop single crochet. This simple crochet pattern 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.

Skill: Easy
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 1

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Chain Stitch – ch

Pattern Instructions:

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.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Front and Back Loop Single Crochet Stitch (click for larger)
Example of the Front and Back Loop Single Crochet Stitch

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Comments

  1. katiescarlettohara78@yahoo.com

    December 12, 2012

    Thank you! Very clear and well done.