05 Oct Erie Crochet Ribbing Stitch
STITCHES AND TECHNIQUES USED
CHAIN (abbrev. ch)
YO and pull through the loop on hook.
SLIP STITCH (abbrev. slst)
Insert hook in stitch, YO and pull through stitch and loop on hook.
HALF DOUBLE CROCHET SLIP STITCH (abbrev. hdcss)
YO, insert hook in stitch YO and pull through stitch and through two loops on hook.
HALF DOUBLE CROCHET (abbrev. hdc)
YO, insert hook in stitch, YO and pull up loop (3 loops on your hook), YO and pull through all 3 loops on the hook.
THROUGH THIRD LOOP (abbrev. ttl)
The third loop, or back bar, lies right behind the back loop of a stitch.
CROCHETING INTO THE BACK BUMP OF A CHAIN
When you turn your chain, you’ll see a small ‘bump’ on the wrong side of each stitch.
- ch = chain
- slst = slip stitch
- hdcss = half double crochet slip stitch
- hdc = half double crochet
- ttl = through third loop
START CROCHETING | RIBBING STITCH
- Turning chain at the beginning of row does not count as a stitch.
- Number of rows in pattern repeat : 2
- Not reversible.
To begin: multiple 1 + 1 turning chain
Row 01. Starting in 2nd ch through back bumps, hdc until last st, hdcss in last st.
Row 02. ch, turn, slst to end.
Row 03. ch, turn, hdc through third loop of hdc two rows below until last st, hdcss through third loop of hdcss in last st two rows below.
Repeat rows 02 to 03 until desired height is reached.
To get straighter edges with no holes the last stitch on row 03 is worked in hdcss through third loop.
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