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Crochet long loop stitch

Guide

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

Double crochet / single crochet – dc / sc

Double treble / Triple crochet – dtr / tr

Long loop stitch with 4dc/sc on top – llp4

Long loop stitch with 2dc/sc on top – llp2

Front Post double crochet / single crochet – FPdc/sc

Stitch – st

Please see a video tutorial of the long loop stitch:

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 6 + 2

Row 1: skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in next ch, * 3ch, work llp4 over next 5ch: [Yarn over hook, insert hook into next st and draw up a long loop] – make 5 times. Yarn over and draw through first 10 loops,

yarn over and draw through remaining 2 loops on hook. Insert hook into middle space of long loop stitch and work 4dc/sc.

Make 3ch and 1dc/sc in next ch; rep from *, turn.

Row 2: make 5ch and 2dtr/tr in first dc/sc, * 1dc/sc in top of next llp4, 5dtr/tr in next dc/sc below; rep from *, 1dc/sc in top of next llp4, 3dtr/tr in last dc/sc, turn.

Row 3: make 4ch and work llp2 over 3dtr/tr below: [yarn over hook, insert hook into next st and draw up a long loop] – make 3 times. Yarn over and draw through first 6 loops, yarn over and draw through remaining 2 loops on hook. Insert hook into middle space of long loop stitch and work 2dc/sc.

Work 3ch, * 1FPdc/sc over dc/sc below, 3ch, llp4 over 5dtr/tr below, 3ch; rep from *, 1FPdc/sc over dc/sc below, 3ch, work llp2 over last 2dtr/tr below and 5th ch, turn.

Row 4: make 1ch and 1dc/sc in firsr st of llp2 below, * 5dtr/tr in next dc/sc of Row 2, 1dc/sc in top of next llp4; rep from; rep from *, 5dtr/tr in next dc/sc of Row 2, 1dc/sc in last st of llp2, turn.

Row 5: make 1ch and 1dc/sc in first dc/sc below, * 3ch, llp4 over 5dtr/tr below, 3ch, 1FPdc/sc over dc/sc below; rep from*, work 1dc/sc in last dc/sc instead FPdc/sc and turn.

Row 6: make 5ch and 2dtr/tr in first dc/sc, * 1dc/sc in top of next llp4, 5dtr/tr in next dc/sc of Row 4; rep from *, 1dc/sc in top of next llp4, 3dtr/tr in last dc/sc, turn.

Repeat rows 3 - 6 until you have reached your desired length.

100% Cotton

Colors & Rows:* 1 – white; 2 & 3 - dark turquoise; 4 & 5 - aqua; 6 – 8 – white; 9 & 10 – aqua; 11 & 12 - dark turquoise; 13 – 15 – white *.

100% Cotton

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

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