What makes the 3rd Loop: The yarn over in a half double crochet forms a diagonal line at the front, and a horizontal line at the back of the stitch. That horizontal line at the back is the 3rd loop.
What is 3rd crochet loop?
The 3rd loop is, to put it simply, the “yarn over” that you make when crocheting a hdc stitch. When you yarn-over and then pull up a loop to begin a hdc stitch, keep an eye on where that “yarn-over” goes.
What are crochet loops?
It means that you are wrapping your working yarn around your crochet hook and drawing it through the crochet work to create a loop on your hook. That’s it. It’s simple – you are literally “drawing up a loop”, through the work – a loop that you have created from yarn.
How do you count crochet loops?
To count the rows: look at the sides of the fabric and count the single crochet stitches from the bottom to the top. To count the stitches in your swatch, look at the single crochets along the row from left to right. Keep in mind that the turning chain (that you will find on the edge of the row) counts as a stitch.
What are the three loops found on the wrong side of chain stitches?
If you look at an individual stitch, you see that it consists of three separate loops or strands of yarn: two strands that create the V on the right side, which are called the top 2 loops, and a third that creates the bump on the wrong side.
What is magic circle in crochet?
A magic ring or a magic circle is a way to begin crocheting in round by crocheting the first round into an adjustable loop and then pulling the loop tight. This is great way to start crocheting your toys, because you can pull the loop very tight so you won’t have a hole in the middle of your first round.
What is 4th chain from hook in crochet?
Double crochet is a taller stitch than single crochet. It is formed by a “yarn over,” which is wrapping yarn from back to front before placing the hook in the stitch. Holding foundation chain in desired position, yarn over and inset hook into the 4th chain from the hook.