How to Crochet the Reverse Single Crochet Stitch

This stitch originally posted on February 4, 2012

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the reverse single crochet stitch. This finishing stitch creates a nice edge that works well for afghans, washcloths or anything else that you want a solid trim without it being frilly.

Skill: Easy

Pattern Instructions:

Step 1: Without turning your work, insert your hook into the next stitch.

Step 2: Wrap the yarn around the crochet hook and pull the yarn through the stitch.

Step 3: Wrap the yarn around the crochet hook and pull the yarn through both stitches on your hook.

Repeat steps 1 – 3 until you have cast on the number of stitches required by your pattern.

After your edge is finished your piece should look like this:

Example of the Reverse Single Crochet (click for larger)
Example of the Reverse Single Crochet

music in video is from demo 2008 by (Latch\xe9 Swing) / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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