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question about CROCHET!! please help!

I'm crocheting somethign for my daughter and I'm halfway donw but now I'm stuck.. I don't understand what two loops the pattern is talking about. If you could help me I would very much appriciate it!! This is what the pattern says...

ch 2, (in both loops) 1 dc in same st

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:38 AM on Aug. 18, 2009 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • Were you supposed to be doing something in only one loop prior. I would just ch 2 and then dc in the same st and see if it looks all right, if not rip and try again. Sorry I would need to see the pattern and the result to really tell you.
    Some of those patterns really are written in greek.
    DevilInPigtails

    Answer by DevilInPigtails at 12:10 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • this is what I had to do before hand..

    ch 2, (move stitch marker up with each row) 1dc in same st , *1 dc in back loops only of next stitch*, repeat * around, Join with sl st to 1st st.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:30 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • If you look at your crochet from the top, you will see there are actually 2 loops you usually go thru to make a stitch. The back stitch is the one farthest away from you. Maybe this link will help you see what I'm talking about. Good Luck!
    http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.stitchdiva.com/images/tutorials/crochet/fb2.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.stitchdiva.com/custom.aspx%3Fid%3D128&usg=__Yucwkqw92Sd_lktn492LlTj5-5o=&h=302&w=350&sz=25&hl=EN&start=5&sig2=snaXD2ajX7RMtWNVkuC-Gg&tbnid=To6AsTPR8B8M8M:&tbnh=104&tbnw=120&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcrochet%2Bin%2Bback%2Bloop%2Bonly%26gbv%3D2%26hl%3DEN%26sa%3DG&ei=kuOKSp7tJsy3lAez6Mkr
    kustomkrochet

    Answer by kustomkrochet at 1:26 PM on Aug. 18, 2009

  • Simple. After you chain 2, you will put your hook through both loops of the previous row. Some patterns will tell you to double crochet (or whatever stitch) in the front loop or back loop. You will do your DC in both loops.

    Here is a link with some pictures. I hope they help.

    http://www.irazoo.com/ViewSite.aspx?q=learn+to+crochet&Page=1&irp=1&Site=http://crochet.about.com/library/blbeginners.htm

    If you can't figure it out if you have a craft store like AC Moore or Ben Franklin or Michael's, you can bring your crocheting in to them and they will have some people who work there who will be able to answer your questions and by showing you. You wont' have to take a class either.

    Good luck.

    pamkay414

    Answer by pamkay414 at 6:18 AM on Aug. 20, 2009

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