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Crochet knitting loops stitch


Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.

Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Slip stitch - slt

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Shell: work 3tr/dc + 1ch + 3tr/dc in same ch (or in shell below).

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 6 + 4

Row 1: Skip 6ch, * make shell in next ch, 10 ch, make slt in last tr/dc of shell: insert hook through two loops of tr/dc and make slt,

skip 5ch; rep from *, make shell in next ch, 1tr/dc in last ch and turn.

Row 2: Make 3ch, * shell in shell (in space of 1ch of shell below), 12ch; rep from*, shell in last shell, 1t/dc in 6th ch (in 3rd ch for all next rows), turn.

Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Making knitting loops:

Insert hook through loop of 10ch of Row 1 and pick up the bottommost strand of 12ch (of Row 2).

Then, pull strand of 12ch through loop on hook to form a new loop.

Repeat preceding step until last strand of 12ch has been worked.


Work 1st finishing row instead of working Row 2: Make 3ch, * shell in shell, 1ch; rep from *, shell in shell, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, turn.

2nd finishing row: Make 5ch, * 1dc/sc in shell, 2ch, 1dc/sc in last loop, 2ch; rep form *, 1dc/sc in shell, 2ch, 1tr/dc in 3rd ch, fasten off.

Cotton 100%

Colors & Rows: * 1 & 2 – blue; 3 & 4 – white *.

Cotton 100%

Colors & Rows: 1 – teal; 2 – cyan; 3 – see green; 4 – lawn green; 5 – pale green; 6 – beige; 7 – peach; 8 – pale green; 9 – lawn green; 10 – see green; 11 – cyan; 12 – teal.

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