This tutorial is the third in a series of 8, designed to teach you the basics of crochet.
The Slip Stitch – Crochet Technique
At the end of the 8 part tutorial, you will be able to crochet the basic stitches, do a slip knot, chain and make a magic ring.
Last time I showed you
Today you will learn how to make a slip stitch.
The slip stitch is the shortest of the basic stitches and is usually used as a technique than a stitch.
It is used to move the yarn along the row without adding any height and it’s also used to connect stitches when working in the round.
Below you will find the written tutorial with step-by-step instructions and photos and a short video that shows you in detail how to make the slip stitch.
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The abbreviation for the slip stitch is sl st.
This abbreviation is written in US terminology using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
Step 1: Start with a chain.
Step 2: Insert your hook in the 2nd chain from the hook, yarn over, and pull a loop through.
Then pull that loop through the loop that was already on the hook
Your slip stitch is complete.
Step 3 (optional): To create a row of slip stitches, continue to crochet one in each chain.
You can use this stitch to create a knit-like row on your project or connect rounds and move the yarn across your work.
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