How to Crochet the Slip Stitch

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Playlist of how to crochet the slip stitch videos.

Stitch Abbreviation & Symbol

slipstitch

How to Crochet the Slip Stitch Stitch:

A slip stitch has very little height. It is used to join stitches that are worked in rounds such as a granny square. It is also used to travel to another part of a row without producing any visible stitches (such as indenting an armhole on a sweater).


Slip Stitch Photo 1

Slip Stitch Figure 1

To work a slip stitch into a chain stitch, first make a foundation chain of desired length, insert hook in last chain of foundation chain.


[ see Slip Stitch Stitch Figure 1 ]


Slip Stitch Figure 2

Slip Stitch Figure 2

Yarn over, draw yarn through chain and the loop on your hook in one motion.


[ see Slip Stitch Stitch Figure 2 ]


Slip Stitch Figure 3

Slip Stitch Figure 3

To work a slip stitch in a row stitches (single crochet stitches pictured), insert hook under the top 2 loops of the next stitch, yarn over, draw yarn through stitch and the loop on your hook in one motion.


[ see Slip Stitch Stitch Figure 3 ]