Crochet 101: How to Crochet the Single Crochet for Beginners

Crochet 101: How to Crochet the Single Crochet for Beginners

This crochet 101 beginner video tutorial will help you learn how to crochet a single crochet. The single crochet is an essential technique to all types of crochet stitches. The basic mechanics behind this stitch at added to to create many different stitches in crochet.

Materials Used in this Tutorial

A Ball of Yarn

A Crochet Hook

Pattern Instructions

Skill: Beginner

  1. Step 1

    Chain 1, insert hook into the second stitch from hook, making sure to insert it into bottom of the stitch not top of the stitch.

  2. Step 2

    Work a yarn over by bringing the yarn from the back over the front and draw through the stitch.

  3. Step 3

    Yarn over again.

  4. Step 3

    Draw the yarn through both loops on the hook.

Crochet Stitches

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Crochet Techniques

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Knitting Stitches

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Knitting Techniques

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