June 14

Reverse Single Crochet ~ A Crochet Stitch Tutorial

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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.

Reverse Single Crochet Tutorial

 

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

Reverse Single Crochet Step 1 This stitch is very similar to regular single crochet. With Reverse Single Crochet though, you’ll be working to the right.
Reverse Single Crochet Step 2

Insert hook into the open stitch to the right.

Reverse Single Crochet Step 3

Yarn over (YO)…

Reverse Single Crochet Step 4

And pull up a loop.

Reverse Single Crochet Step 5

(Finish like a standard single crochet.) Yarn over and pull through 2 loops on your hook.

 

 


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