Chain Loop Stitch

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How to Crochet Chain Loop Stitch ~ A Crochet Stitch Tutorial

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Crochet Stitches used:

Chain (ch)

Single crochet (sc)

Extended Single Crochet (exsc)

Foundation Row (FR)

Chain Loop Stitch Instructions

This example uses US stitch abbreviation.

To crochet Loop Stitch, chain any number of chains, and add 2 for foundation chain. In this example, Ch 15.

FR: Ch 15, turn, exsc in 3rd ch from hook, exsc in every ch to end. Turn.

Row 1. Ch 1, 1 sc in front loop of 1st exsc, *ch 6, 1 sc in front loop of next exsc*, repeat between ** to end, ending with 1 sc in front loop of last exsc.

Row 2. Ch 1, exsc in empty loop of 1st exsc 2 rows below, 1 exsc in empty loop of each exsc 2 rows below  all the way to end, turn.

Repeat row 1 and 2.

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In this pattern, I am using US crochet stitch abbreviation.

Crochet Materials

Crochet hook size 4.0 mm.

Crochet yarn 4 ply 100 % Acrylic: Blue.

Sewing needle.

Safety Pin.

Crochet Instructions

Wind yarn 20 times around your index finger. Slip loop off the finger and tie the ring off with a sl st.

Round 1. 21 sc in ring, sl st in 1st sc. Crochet the 1st ‘arm’ as follows: Ch 10, fasten a safety pin to ch 10 to secure work, turn, 20 sc back over 10 ch, sl st in next sc round 1. Turn. (ch 4, sk 4 sc on arm, sc in next sc) x 4. Turn. In each 4- ch sp on arm crochet 6 sc, sk next sc on round 1, sl st in next sc. Turn. Crochet 2nd ‘arm’ as follows: Ch 10, sl st in 3rd sc in 2nd loop from the centre. Turn. Crochet 20 sc in 10-ch sp, sl st in next sc of round 1. Complete arm as before. Crochet 5 more ‘arms’. Fasten off. Re-attach yarn in ‘arm 1’ where safety pin is, and attach with sl st in 3rd sc in 2nd loop from centre ‘arm’ 5, sl st in next st to secure it.

Fasten off and Weave in ends.

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