How to Crochet the Reverse Single Crochet Stitch

Janne Kleivset - Joy of Motion Crochet 

First grab your tools and supplies. All you need to learn the reverse single crochet stitch is a crochet hook and yarn!

What you need

It's just seven steps

1. Start the stitch 2. Ready to insert hook 3. Insert hook into the stitch 4. Yarn over 5. Pull up a loop 6. Yarn Over 7. Pull through loops Let's check out the details --->


To start the stitch, you need to work into a previously crocheted row. Notice that the yarn and crochet hook are to the left, while the stitch are on the right side. 

On the second step, move the hook to the right and you are ready to insert the hook into the stitch to the right. 


In the third step insert the crochet hook into the crochet stitch to the right side on previous row. 


In the fourth step of the reverse single crochet stitch, yarn over. You are now ready to pull the yarn through the stitch. 


On the 5th step of the crochet crab stitch, pull up a loop through the stitch. You have 2 loops on your crochet hook. 


Yarn over. Place the yarn around the previous stitch for the best result. As seen here, the previous stitch is directly to the left for the yarn over strand. 


To finalize the reverse single crochet stitch, pull through the 2 loops on the crochet hook. You are now finished!


The Result

A reverse single crochet stitch. One of the most beautiful crochet borders to learn and is used in many crochet patterns!

Voilá !

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