Tutorials

Back Post Double Crochet

A back post double crochet (bpdc) is worked almost the same as a front post double crochet (fpdc), this stitch is created by working from the back to the front of your work, so your stitch is raised at the back.

To create this stitch, YO, insert hook from back to front to back around post of next st, YO and pull yarn round.

YO and pull through 2 loops, YO and pull through last 2 loops., completing the stitch.

As you can see, the stitches will be raised at the back of your work as opposed to the front of your work like the fpdc.

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It really is that easy! Once you’ve mastered these stitches, they can be easily incorporated into many different projects.

Pattern

Row 1: Ch 26, dc in 4th ch from hook and to end, turn

Row 2: Ch 2, bpdc across row until 1 st left, 1 dc, turn

Row 3 – 14: Rep Row 2, break yarn and fasten off.

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Why not try…

A brilliant way to add texture to any crochet piece is to combine back post and front post double crochet together! This will give a lovely ribbed effect, which is love for making hats even more cosy and blankets even more snuggly!

 

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