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Crochet with Aabhar – Alternate Single Crochet Stitch

Alternate Single Crochet Stitch is an elegant, beginner-friendly, and easy-to-learn variation of the single crochet stitch. It’s a great way to spruce up the basic crochet stitch to provide more texture to the crochet project. Also, it is much more visually appealing than the basic front loop and back loop single crochet stitches.

The stitch is named Alternate Single Crochet as it is worked by alternating stitch placement of front loop (flo) and back loop (blo) single crochet stitches in a row. It adds more definition to the basic single crochet (sc) as it is independent of the stitch next to it. The stitch is worked over by repeating a single row with a 2-stitch repeat.

This simple crochet stitch is perfect for creating fabrics where you want some texture. It is also reversible which makes it a great choice for projects where both sides are exposed like blankets or washcloths.

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Alternate Single Crochet Stitch Crochet Chart

Alternate Single Crochet Stitch Chart aabharcreations


This free pattern is written using US crochet terms.

bloback loop only
flofront loop only
scsingle crochet
st (s)stitch (es)

Pattern Instructions

Foundation ch: any multiple of 2.

Row 1:1sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each st across, turn.
Row 2:ch1 (does not count as a st), 1sc in same st, * 1sc flo in next st, 1sc blo in next st; rep from * to last st, 1sc in last st, turn.

Repeat Row 2 of this free crochet stitch pattern until you have reached the desired length for your work.

Sample Crochet Projects

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