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How to Crochet a Crab Stitch



In this video, Connie Haney shows you how to crochet a crab stitch, which is like a backward single crochet stitch because it works left to right. With this free crochet tutorial, you will learn how to crochet like an expert!


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Mar 11, 2014

Awesome video, Connie Haney! I'm crocheting a jar cover using fine, mercerized cotton, don't know the # and a size 2.00mm hook. I'm left-handed, so am working to my left, all around the top of the jar. It looks very pretty. Thank you!


Jul 31, 2012

Great, clear, video. I'm now using this technique on baby washcloths and around a baby "cocoon". Works and looks great, not too "frilly".


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Jun 19, 2012

I really like the crab stitch. I have several things I am going to make I can use i


Jun 14, 2011

The video is clear on how to execute the stitch, but I have always known it as the reverse single crochet. So I was surprised to find that it was one I have known a long time. Thanks anyway.


May 30, 2011

The crab stitch is too cool!


Apr 27, 2011

I am a beginner and would like to say I have learned a lot from the Viedos and also learned what the Abbrivations are in a pattern. Thank you hahahahahaha who says a man cant learn how to crochet..


Aug 9, 2010

Love video instructions. I have used your crab stitch in the past but at that time it was called a "reverse single".


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