Single Crochet (sc)

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Single Crochet

The single crochet is one of the basic crochet stitches. The single crochet is the shortest of the basic crochet stitches and makes a firm flat fabric. Learn this stitch in this video tutorial and detailed written instructions.


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To make a single crochet in a foundation chain:

1. Make the foundation chain
2. Insert the hook in second chain from the hook
3. Yarn over (yo)
4. Pull loop through stitch (2 loops on the hook)
5. Yarn over (yo) and pull through both loops on the hook
6. Continue in same stitch pattern - insert hook in next chain, yarn over, pull loop through chain (2 loops on the hook), yarn over and pull yarn through both loops.

How to single crochet the next row

1. Chain 1 (ch 1)
2. Turn your work
3. Insert the hook in the top two loops of the first single crochet stitch.
4. Yarn over (yo)
5. Pull loop through stitch (2 loops on the hook)
6. Yarn over (yo) and pull through both loops on the hook
7. Continue making single crochets by inserting hook in top of the next single crochet stitch and preceding with steps 4 through 6.

It is that simple.

Slip Knot: Learn the Slip Knot
Chain Stitch: Learn to Chain Stitch
Single Crochet: Learn to Single Crochet
Double Crochet: Learn to Double Crochet
Split Single Crochet: Learn to Crochet the Split Single Crochet
Turning Chain: Learn the Turning Chain

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