How to identify the right and wrong side of crochet for lefties
There’s a so-called right and wrong side of crochet. That sounds a bit harsh, so another way of thinking about it is that there’s a front and back side to your work. Here’s a picture of the same pattern, with the wrong side versus the right side facing out.
The wrong side has horizontal bars throughout the piece (left). The right side looks like a bunch of Vs (right).
Watch the video below for a demonstration on how to tell the right and wrong side of your crochet piece:
Telling the right side vs wrong side in crochet (step-by-step with photos)
When crocheting in a round, your piece will naturally curl at some point. The direction it naturally curls will make the wrong side face you. To make the right side face you, follow these steps:
Since it’s something that’s easy to forget to do, plus patterns don’t cue it, get in the habit of flipping your work as soon as possible to make the right side face out.