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What is back loop slip stitch

Hello there, my name is Ana.

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You are here today to learn how to back loop slip stitch in crochet toys. The US terminology for this stitch is BLSL or, it can also be found like BLOSL, meaning the back loop only slip stitch.

BLSL means that you will work a slip stitch taking only the back loop of the stitch!

Don’t worry! I will show you in detail!

We will go through step-by-step images with descriptions and at the end of this post, there is a video showing you how it’s done.

If you are not much of a reader, you can skip to the end and press play in the video.

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Here is a detail, and as you can see, stitches have the front loop and the back loop.

I’m going to introduce my needle inside only the back loop of my stitch.

And do a slip stitch (SL).

If you don’t know how to slip stitch, watch the video below.

Notice that this stitch will leave you with this to lines. That is the effect of the stitch!

And we are done with what is the back loop slip stitch! I hope you enjoy your time here and feel free to check some other lessons or maybe adventure in some patterns!

If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments below. I will be happy to help you!



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