Loop Stitch Crochet- An Easy Step-by-Step Tutorial

This is a quick how-to on crocheting the loop stitch, a simple crochet stitch which creates a nicely textured fabric made from loops. #CrochetTutorial #LoopStitch #StitchTutorial #CrochetLoop #CrochetLoopStitch

The Crochet Loop Stitch is a fun way to add texture to your crochet and craft projects. I’ve always been obsessed with texture, so when I started working on the Hisi Sensory Toy, I knew I had to incorporate this loopiness.

The Hisi Sensory Toy is a free crochet pattern that uses yarn scraps to make a fun colourful texture toy perfect for stimulating senses! #CrochetSensoryToy #SensoryToy #CrochetToy

You can only work the loop stitch on one side, so I’m working a single crochet row in between. You can use a slip stitch row if you want to make the loop stitches denser. However, I would recommend being comfortable with the single crochet row between before trying out the slip stitch as it’s a bit tighter to work with.

Loop stitches are always worked on the wrong side of your work. They take a bit of practice to get right but once you do, you’ll be hooked (or should I say looped 😜)

This is a quick how-to on crocheting the loop stitch, a simple crochet stitch which creates a nicely textured fabric made from loops. #CrochetTutorial #LoopStitch #StitchTutorial #CrochetLoop #CrochetLoopStitch

loop stitch tutorial

Materials:

For this tutorial, I used:

  • 4mm crochet hook
  • worsted weight yarn

Stitches & Terms Used:

  • ch- chain
  • st(s)- stitches
  • yo- yarn over

Instructions:

Ch 18. Starting from the 2nd ch in your hook, sc across.

Work tje desired number of chains
Sc across

Ch 1, turn. We’ll be working loop sts across this entire row. First, insert your hook into the first st.

Insert your hook in the first stitch
This is a quick how-to on crocheting the loop stitch, a simple crochet stitch which creates a nicely textured fabric made from loops. #CrochetTutorial #LoopStitch #StitchTutorial #CrochetLoop #CrochetLoopStitch

Wrap yarn around your finger, as shown below, to create a loop.

Wrap your finger around the yarn as shown

Yarn over both strands of the loop.

This is a quick how-to on crocheting the loop stitch, a simple crochet stitch which creates a nicely textured fabric made from loops. #CrochetTutorial #LoopStitch #StitchTutorial #CrochetLoop #CrochetLoopStitch
Yarn over both loops

Pull both strands through the stitch. You will have 3 loops on hook. Release your finger from the loop.

How to Crochet the Loop Stitch

Yo and pull through all 3 loops to complete the st.

How to Crochet the Loop Stitch
How to Crochet the Loop Stitch

Repeat these steps throughout the entire row. The next row will be worked in single crochet. In other words, you’ll work a repeat of row 1-2 throughout.

This is a quick how-to on crocheting the loop stitch, a simple crochet stitch which creates a nicely textured fabric made from loops. #CrochetTutorial #LoopStitch #StitchTutorial #CrochetLoop #CrochetLoopStitch

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