This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the mitered square through the back loop. This stitch creates a square made up of two colors creating a corner shaped stipe patter. The mitered square through the back loop would be great for afghans, bags and potholders
Materials Used in this Tutorial
Bare Naked Wools
Breakfast Blend is a delicious, 3-ply pairing of soft, combed merino and alpaca yarn, which knits up into a luxurious, velvety fabric. The alpaca contributes a silky hand while the merino keeps the yarn bouncy and light; the resulting fabric has a warm density and soft halo without weight, perfect for garments, accessories, or blankets.
A Crochet Hook
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Foundation Chain:Chain 33 with color A
Use 2 colors A and B. Alternate colors every other row.
With A, 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 sc in each of first 14 ch, sc3tog in next 3 ch, 1 sc in each of next 15ch, turn
Ch 1 (counts as sc now and throughout), skip first sc, 1 sc tbl in each of the next 13sc, sc3tog tbl in next 3sts, 1 sc tbl in each of the next 14sc, turn. Drop A, pick up B.
With B, ch 1, skip first sc, 1 sc tbl in each of the next 12 sc, sc3tog tbl in the next 3 sts, 1 sc tbl in each of the next 12 sc, 1 sc tbl in top of turning ch, turn
With A, Ch 1, skip first sc, 1 sc tbl in each of the next 11 sc, sc3tog tbl in next 3 sts, 1 sc tbl in each of the next 11 sc, 1 sc tbl in top of turning ch, turn/li>
Continue in this manner, working 1 fewer st before and after the center sc3tog tbl, until 3 sts remain, changing color every other row. For the last row Ch 1, sc3tog tbl in the last 3 sts.