Loop stitch

Although loop stitch is quite simple to make keeping tension can be tricky and requires practice.

 

Insert hook in the next st

As usual

As usual

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hook yarn from the back

Opposite strand from usual

Opposite strand from usual

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keeping tension on yarn pull up a loop

This is where things get tricky

This is where things get tricky

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Still maintaining tension on the loop pull up a loop

loop still around finger

loop still around finger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Complete as SC/DC

maintaining tension still

maintaining tension still

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And that’s it

loop st 7

 

 

As I said the trick is maintaining tension when you have a loop on your finger and are trying to make a SC/DC.

 

I have used this stitch in;

Witch

Leprechaun 

 

 

 

TTFN

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