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Crochet Slip Stitch -- Join With a Slip Stitch to Form a Ring

Crochet Slip Stitch -- When your crochet pattern says "join with a sl st to form a ring," or "join with a slip stitch to form a ring," this photo shows an example of what your work should look like.

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Definition:

sl st is the crochet abbreviation for "slip stitch."

Learn How to Crochet a Slip Stitch

Examples:
Ch 5, join with a sl st to form a ring -- This translates to "Chain 5, join with a slip stitch to form a ring." The picture shows an example of this. If you would like to see step-by-step instructions with more pictures, please visit my tutorial for how to form a ring in crochet.

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