The slip stitch is the shortest of all crochet stitches and is really more a technique than a stitch. Slip stitches are usually used to move yarn across a group of stitches without adding height, or they may be used to join work when working in rounds.
Is slip stitch the same as single crochet?
An English single crochet (sc) would translate as a slip stitch (sl st) in American patterns. A treble crochet (tr) in a vintage pattern, such as those found in Weldon’s, would translate to a double crochet (dc) in current American patterns.
Does the slip stitch count as a stitch in crochet?
Does the slip knot count as a stitch in crochet? When counting your chain stitches at the start of a pattern—which you must do very carefully before continuing—note that the loop on the crochet hook is never counted as a stitch and the starting slip knot is never counted as a stitch.
What is a joining stitch?
Decorative stitch used in sleeves, fronts of blouses and dresses. Attach two separate pieces of fabric together, leaving a little space in between.
What is the difference between HDC and DC?
The hdc square consists entirely of hdc stitches and is 17 stitches wide and 14 rows tall. The dc square consists entirely of (you guessed it!) dc stitches and is 16 stitches wide and 10 rows tall. The yarn tails for each square were trimmed to 2″ on each end.
What is a half slip stitch in crochet?
The Half Double Crochet Slip Stitch. This stitch combines two stitches (the half double crochet and the slip stitch) to create a beautiful texture. I used it in my brand new pattern The Takeo Tank and it is gorgeous! Find the photo and video tutorial below.
What is a slip stitch used for?
A slip stitch is an easy way to sew a seam from the outside of a garment or item (like pillows or stuffed animals). This stitch is usually used for hems when the seam should stay unseen.