Texture in Single Crochet: Working into the Front and Back Loops

Connie Lee Lynch, Crochet Designer & Certified Instructor

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8 Lessons (25m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:55
    • 2. Project Overview

      1:16
    • 3. Selecting Yarn

      1:01
    • 4. Tools & Notions

      1:07
    • 5. Pattern Review

      4:31
    • 6. Getting Started

      3:30
    • 7. ...and Texture!

      7:11
    • 8. Finishing Up

      5:57

About This Class

Learn how to single crochet into the front and back loops only to create texture in your crocheting with a simple but timeless scarf. 

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Prerequisites:

Crochet Basics: From Skein to Scarf class recommended or some previous experience with basic crochet techniques like making a starting chain and working into it.

Class Objectives:

  • Review Single Crochet and Pattern Reading
  • Learn to identify and practice working into front and back loops of the single crochet stitch
  • Crochet a scarf!

Suggested Materials:

  • Patons Silk Bamboo or Sport/DK (3) Weight Yarn in Almond or color of choice, 2 skeins (204 yards)
  • H/5.0mm Crochet Hook or size that results in a fabric that YOU like the way looks and feels
  • Scissors
  • Yarn or Tapestry Needle(s)
  • Locking stitch markers (optional)

Resources include written patterns for both projects with photos and charts as well as links to Crochet Guild of America and Craft Yarn Council webpages for students needing further visual aid (i.e. tutorials for left-handed crocheters)