How To: Crochet Reverse Slip Stitch Tutorial

How To: Crochet Reverse Slip Stitch Tutorial

The Reverse Slip Stitch is a beautiful and simple way to easy way to add more detail to your crochet project.  The amazing thing about this crochet stitch is that it is essentially working a slip stitch backwards.  It is amazing how you can a crochet stitch that you know how to make and simple work it in a different way and it creates a unique new crochet stitch!! I have use reverse slip stitch on blankets and beanies before.  What kind of crochet project would you add the reverse slip stitch onto?  

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Beanies that I Love!!

1.  Vintage Ripple Beanie   2. Morgan Beanie   3. Jelly Bean Beanie

One of my most favorite things about crochet, well I have a lot of favorite things that I love about crochet, but I am obsessed with crochet texture, the amazing ability to combine basic crochet stitches to create this gorgeous texture. I could crochet gorgeous texture all day long and the challenge of combining different crochet stitches to see what it may create. When you try that amazing texture with different yarn weights, colors, even trying it with variegated yarn will change the way the crochet stitch comes out and it's amazing! So grab you yarn, crochet hook and get ready to get hooked on the reverse slip stitch crochet stitch, trust me, you will become addicted and will love making it and guess what?  This crochet stitch is fun to make! So lets dive in! Pin for later!


  • Yarn: The stitch sample is made with Leither Co. April Showers (Sport Weight)
  • Hook Size: Leither Co. E - 3.5mm
  • Tapestry Needle, Scissors and Measuring Tape

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Pattern Key

  • St/Sts: Stitch(es)
  • Ch: Chain
  • Sc: Single Crochet
  • Hdc: Half Double Crochet
  • Dc: Double Crochet
  • Chain 1 WILL count as a stitch
  • You will need to have a piece of crochet fabric to work this crochet stitch onto. 
  • This can be worked onto any multiples of stitches. 


Row 1: Chain 1, *(working to the right) work 1 slip stitch in the next stitch; repeat all way across.



Projects to make with the Primrose Stitch!!

1.  Primrose Cardigan   2. Primrose Beanie  3. Primrose Blanket

Grab your hook and get ready to get hooked on the thicket crochet stitch! Need more inspiration? A fun textured blanket to make is the Oliver Blanket!  This blanket can be customized any way you like! ~Ashley


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