HOW TO: Slip Stitch Crochet

– a step-by-step picture & video guideHOW TO- Slip stitch crochet

Today I’m sharing one of the easiest crochet stitches that are out there! Slip stitch crochet is really only containing slip stitches & are one of the easiest patterns to learn.

In Norway I came across this crochet stitch years ago under the name “pjoning”. The title suggest that it’s almost not even crochet. Even though its the same stitch but with different names.

If you have bought one of my patterns, you might wonder how it is done. The pattern always offers written text in addition to charts, but now I will share a step by step picture guide with you. In addition there is a video of how to crochet this stitch on the bottom.

Today I suggest that you learn the stitch & then you should use it in a project! You can make you own project, but on the bottom of this post I have also included all crochet patterns that are using “Slip Stitch Crochet”!


What is included in this guide:

This guide will cover the basics “HOW TO: Crochet the Slip Stitch”. However the important thing is the idea of what a lovely stitch continuous slip stitches are making. You can choose to slip stitch crochet both in the front and back loop of the stitch, however only the back loop is included in this post. This is shown in the picture.

Slip Stitch Crochet

Slip Stitch Crochet – the STEP-BY-STEP picture guide:

1. Insert hook in next st 1-400

2. Draw up a loop & pull through stitch & loop

sl st 2-400

3.  *Repeat step 1 and 2.


Slip Stitch Crochet – the written description:

1. Insert hook in next stitch.

2. Draw up a loop & pull through stitch & loop

*Repeat step 1 and 2.


Slip Stitch Crochet – video guide:

This shows how to “Slip Stitch Crochet”.

Compare this with the written instructions & you should have a feel about how it’s done.


My crochet patterns that are using “Slip Stitch Crochet”:

Click on the picture to view the Crochet Pattern Descriptions.

At this moment there is a few crochet pattern in the making that will use “Slip Stitch Crochet”.

  • Lori Kramer

    Very useful stitch! Some of the variations look like knit, which I love, because I can’t knit. 🙂