With a few flicks through Pinterest it’s plain to see that woven art has quickly become a new trend. Personally, I’ve not the most experienced weaver, but that wasn’t going to stop me from jumping on board the bandwagon and experimenting with my handy crochet hook and a ball of cotton yarn.
After fumbling around for a bit, I suddenly realised that you could easily create an interesting pattern that looks somewhat woven, all just by alternating single crochets in the back and front loops of your work!
The Back & Front Loop Single Crochet Stitch has one of the most pleasant textures I’ve seen in a while, whilst still remaining a pretty easy crochet stitch to learn, perfect for any crochet newbies to give a go… Just imagine all the lovely (yet simple) cosy blankets and chunky oversized scarves you could crochet using this stitch!
If you’re just as invested into your crochet-future as I am, and equally eager about soaking up some extra crochet knowledge, this helpful video will guide you through all the necessary steps to learn the “Back & Front Loop Single Crochet Stitch” (in an easy to follow speed), as you continue on your ever-growing crochet adventure!
Chain in multiples of 2 + 1.
Row 1: Skip 2 ch (counts as 1st sc), 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook. 1 sc in every ch. Turn your work.
Row 2: Ch1 (counts as 1st sc). *1 sc in next st, but only into the back loop. 1 sc in next st, but only into the front loop. Repeat from the * all across. 1 sc in turning ch. Turn your work.
Row 2 until you reach your desired length.
Is there a specific crochet stitch or interesting technique you’d love to learn? I’m always open to new ideas and inspiration when it comes to sharing crochet with the world!
Be sure to use the tag #hopefulhoneyhive on Instagram to show me your mini bean stitches!
Have a lovely day crocheting…