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The following video is courtesy of The Crochet Crowd. For written instructions and step by step photos, keep scrolling :-).
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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
SC = Single Crochet
Crocheting the Single Crochet (SC) Stitch
Crocheting a SC
Insert your hook in the indicated Ch or stitch. Yarn over. Pull through Ch or stitch.
You have just made your first SC!
Making a Swatch
R1: SC in the 2nd Ch from the hook. SC in the next 19 Ch. Turn your work. (20 SC)
R2: Ch 1. SC in the 1st SC. SC in the next 19 SC. Turn your work. (20 SC)
Repeat R2 until you feel comfortable with the Single Crochet (SC) Stitch.
To learn how to crochet the Half Double (HDC) Stitch, click here.
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More Crochet Stitches & Tutorials to Try
If you loved this pattern then here are some more you might like :-). Happing hooking!
How to Crochet the Corner to Corner (C2C) Stitch – Free Stitch Tutorial
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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