Slip Stitch

The slip stitch is one of the most basic stitches when it comes to crochet. Most crochet patterns use slip stitches to finish off a row of a project (joining stitches) or the project itself. If you find yourself struggling with this stitch I’ve included step-by-step instructions and an instructional video below!


Slip Stitch – sl st

How To Do A Slip Stitch:

Step 1: Insert your hook into the stitch you’ll be working in.

Step 2: yarn over and pull through, you should have two loops on your hook.

Step 3: Pull the first loop on your hook through the second loop, Do not yarn over before doing this step.

Slip Stitch Instructional Video:

There you have it! I hope this helped and if you need help with more stitches I will continuously be updating the stitch dictionary on my website so stop by. If you have any questions comments or concerns, you can email me at and if you’d like to support me and my blog you can follow me on the following social media platforms: