How to… crochet loops

Crochet loops? But isn’t all crochet made up of loops?


I made a blanket square with a fluffy sheep and learned how to do loop stitch.

It looks tricky, but is pretty easy when you get the hang of it. Here’s how you do it:

1. Start with a row of single/double crochet (whichever you call it)

2. Insert hook in a sc/dc of the previous row.

3. Wrap yarn around your finger to make a loop.

4. Insert hook into the loop. image

5. Pull the two strands of the loop through (there should be three loops on your hook)

6. Wrap yarn around hook…

7…. and pull through all three loops.

8. Remove your finger from the loop and admire your loop stitch.

The loops are made on the side away from you – if you are crocheting in lines, you’ll need to alternate with plain rows.

Wasn’t that easy? Now you can make your own fluffy sheep!


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