How to Crochet Loop Stitch (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

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Loop stitch is very fluffy and soft stitch you can use for scrubbies, pillows, soap sacks and much more things. So, Grab your hook and learn how to crochet loop stitch with this step-by-step tutorial for beginners. You will really love its texture of rows of long loops. Let’s get started!

How to Crochet loop stitch for beginners

Details About loop stitch

Pattern type: The pattern for loop stitch: Two-row repeat. Because there is no Wrong Side loop stitch, it is alternated by the regular single crochet stitch in these rows.

Abbreviation: You will find Loop stitch in crochet patterns abbreviated as LS.

Stitch Multiple: Loop stitch is worked in a single stitch. So, you can use any row multiple.

Is loop stitch yarn eater? Yes

It is one-sided stitch 

Crochet Loop Stitch | Step-by-Step Instructions

If you are ready to learn how to crochet loop stitch, check out the instructions below for beginners.

Techniques to Know: 

How do you hold yarn for the Loop Stitch?

Wrap yarn around the index finger and keep the middle finger at the desired length for the loop. The longer the distance will be, the bigger the size of the loop will be.

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  1. Foundation row: Chain in any number.
  2. Row 1: Insert the hook in the second chain from the crochet hook and make a single crochet (Yarn Over, pull up a loop, Yarn Over and pull through both loops on the hook). Then, a single crochet in each chain across.
  3. Turn the work. Make one turning chain.
  4. Now, insert the crochet hook into the first stitch. Yarn under (pushing the working yarn downward without grabbing, unlike we do in a yarn over), grab the yarn near your middle finger and pull through the stitch.
  5. On the wrong side, you will see a loop. Squeeze this loop, attaching it with the Wrong side. Now, perform the remaining steps of a single crochet stitch.
  6. Now, insert the hook into the next stitch, and repeat steps 2-5 for another loop stitch until you reach the end.
  7. Row 2: Turn the work. Chain 1. Single crochet in each stitch across.
  8. Row 3: Loop stitch in each stitch across.
  9. Keep creating row 2 and row 3 until you get the desired height.

I hope you have learned the loop stitch!

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