The Reverse Single Crochet (also known as the crab stitch) has been one of my favorite edging stitches since I used it in the Peacock Lace Beanie back in 2012. Personally, I love this stitch as a finished edge. Not only does it add a unique crochet twist, but it’s slightly more thick than common stitches, making it stand out compared to most others. With the result of these stitches, you normally will not work into them.
The abbreviation for this stitch is ‘reverse sc’ or ‘rsc’ in written patterns, and can be seen in most stitch charts as one of the symbols below. For now, check out the Reverse Single Crochet Tutorial below.
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Reverse Single Crochet Tutorial
Insert hook into the open stitch to the right.
Yarn over (YO)…
And pull up a loop.
(Finish like a standard single crochet.) Yarn over and pull through 2 loops on your hook.
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