Crochet Tutorials: Slip Stitch

In these tutorial blog posts, you’ll find simple step-by-step guides to many useful stitches and techniques that you’ll use every time you pick up a hook.

 

SLIP STITCH (ss)

This stitch has no height – often used to join rounds.

 

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1. The slip stitch is used to join a length of chain into the round. Insert the hook from front to back into the first chain you worked. Wrap yarn round the hook (yrh) in an anticlockwise direction.

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2. Pull the yarn through the chain stitch (as shown) and then the loop already on the hook to make a slip stitch. You can also work this stitch into each stitch along a row to form a neat edging.

 

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