How to do a crab stitch – method 2

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

how to do a crab stitch - photo



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 top two loops. Pull the yarn back through the loop.

reverse single crochet stitch - step 1

Insert hook in the last stitch of the previous row behind the loop. Pull the yarn back through the loop.

reverse single crochet stitch - step 2

Catch the yarn and pull it back through the first and then the second loop.

reverse single crochet stitch - step 3

You will see the first crab stitch.

reverse single crochet stitch - step 4

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

reverse single crochet stitch - step 5

Insert hook in the crab stitch under top two loops.

reverse single crochet stitch - step 6

Catch the yarn and pull it back through the first and then the second loop. Then, pull the yarn back through the remaining loops.

reverse single crochet stitch - step 7

Repeat the preceding steps in each stitch across the row.

reverse single crochet stitch - step 8

 

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