This tutorial will teach you how to crochet the front post stitch as well as the back post stitch. They are abbreviated as FP and BP, respectively. You will learn how to crochet these stitches using double crochet in this Photo and Video Tutorial. Front post and back post crochet stitches are super useful to learn.
What does FP mean in crochet?
Front post stitches are raised crochet stitches on the surface of the fabric facing you. You can create a front-post double-crochet (abbreviated FP dc) stitch with these steps and some practice.
What is front and back post double crochet?
FPdc is simply a double crochet worked by inserting your hook around the post from front to back to front, rather than into the top two loops of a stitch as you normally would. A front post stitch sits up in front of the fabric, creating a raised stitch that “pops” toward you.
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 Post stitch in crochet?
Post Stitches Are the Key to Crocheted Texture. … The bottom part of the stitch — that actually makes up the fabric — is called a post. So when you’re working post stitches, you work around the post instead of into the top of the stitch, inserting your hook into the space between the posts of the previous row.
What is triple crochet?
A treble crochet (sometimes called triple crochet) is taller than a double crochet and is made by working two yarn overs at the start of the stitch, instead of one yarn over as for double crochet. It is abbreviated tr.
Where is the post on a single crochet?
Since a single crochet stitch doesn’t really have a post to work around, you’re going to insert the hook into your normal single crochet stitch, under the 2 loops. But instead of yarning over and pulling up a look, insert the hook from back to front under the 2 loops of the next stitch. That becomes the ‘post’.
How do you alternate DC and FPdc?
(DC, FPdc) in next dc means this….
- You are going to dc in the next dc, but you are also going to FPdc around the stitch you just did your dc in. …
- 1) yo, insert hook into next stitch.
- 3) yo, pull through 2 loops on hook.
- The next picture shows you the dc you just completed, and shows you where you will be doing your FPdc.