Yarn Over Slip Stitch

A crochet stitch tutorial

Also known as the half double crochet slip stitch, the yarn over slip stitch (YO SLST) is a great alternative when you need that beautiful braided look that a HDC has, without the height of a normal HDC.

Step-by-step photo tutorial for the crochet yarn over slip stitch

This photo tutorial uses standard US crochet terminology.

Step 1. Yarn over and insert the hook into the indicated stitch.

Step 2. Yarn over and pull up a loop. You now have three loops on the hook.

Step 3. Pull the first loop through the second and third loops on the hook.

PRO TIP! After pulling up a loop and while pulling it through, it helps to rotate your hook away from you so that the lip of the hook points downwards, as shown in the video below:

While you’re here, check out some of my recently published crochet patterns and stitch tutorials!

I’d LOVE to see your work, so be sure to shout out to me @CrochetHighway on Instagram and use the #crochethighway hashtag for a chance to be featured on my stories!

Check out my shops and come say hello on Instagram!

Happy crafting!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

error: Content is protected !!