How to Make a Single Crochet Back Loop Only Stitch

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Using the single crochet back loop only can give you a ribbed texture to your crochet stitches.

Single Crochet Back Loop Only Swatch

Abbreviation for Single Crochet Back Loop Only Stitch

On crochet patterns, single crochet back loop only will be abbreviated as sc-blo or scblo.

Crochet Patterns Using the Single Crochet Back Loop Only Stitch

Step By Step Guide On How To Make Single Crochet Back Loop Only Stitch With Pictures

Step 1.) Once you have your foundation row or row that you are starting the sc-blo on chain 1:

Single Crochet Back Loop Only Step 1
Back Loops on a Crochet stitch.
The red lines show the back loop of a crochet stitch.

Step 2.) Insert hook into the back loop of the 1st stitch:

Single Crochet Back Loop Only Step 2

Step 3.) Yarn Over:

Single Crochet Back Loop Only Step 3

Step 4.) Pull the yarn back through the back loop to draw up another loop on your hook. You will have 2 loops on your hook.

Single Crochet Back Loop Only Step 4

Step 5.) Yarn Over:

Single Crochet Back Loop Only Step 5

Step 6.) Pull the yarn through both loops on your hook. You have now made a single crochet back loop only stitch.

Single Crochet Back Loop Only Step 6

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