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About This Stitch
- I recommend a 4/Medium weight yarn for beginners. Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn is a great one to start out with.
- Crochet Hook
- Most medium weight yarn calls for a 5.0 or 5.5 mm Crochet Hook. If you aren’t sure you’re going to like crocheting enough to keep doing it, then I would suggest just purchasing one hook to try it out. If you plan to keep crocheting then it’s worth investing in a good set. I highly recommend the Clover Amour Crochet Hooks. Those are the ones I use and they are hands down the best crochet hooks I’ve ever laid my hands on. Click here to check them out on Amazon.
- Yarn Needle
- You will need a yarn needle for weaving in your ends on finished crochet projects.
Stitches & Abbreviations Used
Ch = Chain Stitch
Crocheting the Chain (Ch) Stitch
Make a slip knot.
Yarn over and pull through a loop.
Repeat pattern for how many chains you need to start your project.
Crocheting in the Top of the Chain
If a project says to crochet in the top of the chain, you will crochet in the top loop of the chain with the top side of the chain facing up.
Crocheting in the Back Humps of the Chain
If a project says to crochet in the back humps of the chain, you will crochet in the back loop of the chain with the bottom side of the chain facing up.
This is my preferred way to crochet foundation chains because it leaves a much nicer edge. You can choose to do it however you want.
To learn how to crochet the Single Crochet (SC) Stitch, click here.
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More Crochet Stitches to Try
If you loved this pattern then here are some more you might like :-). Happing hooking!
Sources and Credits
Mikey taught me most of what I know about crocheting from watching his videos and I would recommend them to anyone who wants to learn.
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