- Step by step instructions #0036
The loop stitch creates a solid, dense and warm textured fabric
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Techniques used in this stitch
UK / US crochet term:
Chain stitch – ch
Slip stitch – sl.st
Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc
Pull the hook through the loop with tr/dc on it.
5 tr/dc popcorn st – popcorn st: work 5 tr/dc in the same stitch, drop the loop from your hook. Insert your hook from front to back under the top 2 loops of the first tr/dc of the group and grab the dropped loop. Pull it through the stitch.
Stitch – st
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 12 + 1
Row 1: Skip 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 4ch, * work 1tr/dc with loop: 1tr/dc in next ch, 8ch, turn and work 1dc/sc in last tr/dc below,
turn, work 12 dc/sc in ring of 8ch,
insert hook under the 2 loops of tr/dc and make sl.st. Make 1tr/dc in each in the next 11ch; rep from *.
Work 1tr/dc with loop in next ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 5ch, turn.
Row 2: Work 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch.
Row 3 & 4: Repeat Row 2.
Row 5: 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 4tr/dc below, * work 1 popcorn st in next tr/dc through the loop below: insert your hook into the loop below and under the top 2 loops of the tr/dc. Pull the hook through the loop with tr/dc on it. Work 1 popcorn st in this tr/dc.
Then make 1ch and 1tr/dc in each of the next 5 tr/dc below, 1tr/dc with loop, 1tr/dc in each of the next 5 tr/dc below; rep from*. Work 1popcorn st through the loop in next tr/dc, 1tr/dc in each of the next 4 tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.
Row 6, 7 & 8: Repeat Row 2.
Row 9: 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of the next 4 tr/dc below, * 1tr/dc with loop in next st, 1tr/dc in each of the next 5 tr/dc below, 1popcorn st through the loop, 1tr/dc in each of the next 5 tr/dc below; rep from *, 1tr/dc with loop in next st, 1tr/dc in each of the next 4 tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.
Repeat rows 2 - 9 until you have reached your desired length.
Color combination with purple & blue
Colors & rows: 1 – white; 2, 3 and 4 – blue; 5 – purple; 6, 7 and 8 – white; 9 – blue; 10, 11 and 12 – purple.
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