How to Crochet the Back Loop Slip Stitch

How to Crochet the Back Loop Slip Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the back loop slip stitch. This stitch creates a ribbing that closely resembles knitting. The back loop slip stitch would be great for cowls, scarves, and coffee cozies!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


Imperial Yarn Native Twist

Native Twist (Imperial’s most popular product) is a single-ply, lofty yarn. The bulky weight creates a soft, smooth knit fabric, making it an excellent option for heavy-weight outerwear such as coats and sweaters.

A Crochet Hook


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Chain Stitch – Ch
Slip St-Sl st

Skill: Intermediate
Foundation Chain:Chain any number of sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Right Side): Sl st in 1st ch from hook and each ch across, turn.

  2. Row 2

    Sl st through the back loops of each st to the end of the row, turn.

Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Back Loop Slip Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Back Loop Slip Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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