How to do a crab stitch – method 1

Crab stitch or reverse single crochet is a one of the basic crochet stitches.

how to do a crab stitch



At all crochet schemes crab stitch symbol would appear as:

crab stitch - stitch symbol

At the scheme below you can see a stitches of crab stitch.

crab stitch - stitches scheme

Crab stitch instructions

Instead of working from right to left, you work from left to right. Insert the hook in the last stitch of the previous row under the top two loops.

crab stitch - step 1

Pull the yarn back through the loop.

crab stitch - step 2

Bring the yarn over the crochet hook from back to front and draw through the two loops on the hook.

crab stitch - step 3

Insert hook in the next stitch of the previous row under top two loops. Pull the yarn back through the loop.

crab stitch - step 4

Draw the yarn through the two loops on the hook. Repeat the preceding steps in each stitch across the row.

crab stitch - step 5

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