Front and Back Post Stitches


Working front or back post stitches adds lots of texture to your work.

It is how you can make a rib effect, or create chunky ridges, or work designs on top of your normal stitches.

To work a front post stitch, put your hook through from front to back to front and make your stitch as normal.

You can see the front post stitch sits on the front of your work and hides the top loops of the stitch.




To work a back post stitch, put your hook through from back to front to back and make your stitch as normal.

You can see the back post stitch sits at the back, with a loop created around the post of the stitch and pushes the top loops forward.

When working front or back loop stitches, because they are below the level of a normal stitch of the same size, you will need to make normal stitches either side one size smaller.



So here you can see normal dc with front post tr. [fptr]




And here are normal dc with back post tr. [bptr]



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