How to Crochet the Textured Single Crochet Stitch

This stitch was originally posted on July 5, 2012

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the textured single crochet stitch. This basic crochet pattern creates a nicely textured fabric consisting of small V’s. It’s a great stitch for beginner crocheter’s and would make a good simple afghan or washcloth.

Skill: Easy
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 3

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Chain Stitch – ch
Single Crochet – sc

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1: 1 sc in 3rd ch from hook, *skip 1 ch, 2 sc into next ch, rep from * to last 2 ch, skip 1 ch, 1 sc into last ch, turn.
Row 2: Ch1 (counts as first sc), 1 sc in first sc, *skip 1 sc, 2 sc into next sc, rep from * to last 2 sts to last 2 sts, skip 1 sc, 1 sc in top of the turning ch, turn.

Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Textured Single Crochet Stitch (click for larger)
Textured Single Crochet Stitch

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