How To Crochet: Single Crochet

April 10, 2018 0 Comments

How To Crochet: Single Crochet

Before You Start

Single Crochets are used in nearly every crochet pattern; they help create a tight fabric, and will be the foundation for your future projects!

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Step By Step

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Step 1

Begin by working a foundation chain one stitch longer than your desired amount of stitches.

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Step 2

Find the second chain stitch from your hook, this is the chain that you will be working into.

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Step 3

Insert your crochet hook into the top loop of the second chain stitch from your hook.

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Step 4

Yarn-over to hook the yarn in your left hand.

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Step 5

Pull the yarn through the chain stitch. You will now have two loops on your hook.

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Step 6

Yarn over once more.

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Step 7

Pull through both loops on your hook. This is your first single crochet stitch.

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Step 8

Find your next chain stitch.

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Step 9

Repeat steps 3-7 on each consecutive chain stitch across the row.

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Step 10

You will be able to tell when you reach the end of the row because every chain stitch will be worked into a single crochet.

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Step 11

You may count the new stitches at this point to be sure you have worked each one.

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Step 12

To begin the next row, chain one stitch.

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Step 13

Turn your work.

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Step 14

Skipping the stitch you have just chained, insert your hook into both loops of the first stitch.

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Step 15

Yarn-over and pull through.

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Step 16

Yarn over once more and pull through both loops on your hook.

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Step 17

You have now crocheted your first stitch on your second row! Single crochet into each stitch on this row.

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Step 18

Repeat steps 12-17 on each consecutive row.

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Next Weeks Tutorial

Next week we will learn how to Double Crochet!


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