Learn how to Crochet for beginners: Single Crochet Stitch
Today we’ll learn the single crochet (SC) stitch. Single Crochet (SC) Stitch is also called simple stitch. Abbreviated (SC) and its symbol appears on the screen. This is how the single crochet (SC) stitch looks so let’s start from the beginning. As we said, the beginning must be with a chain. We start the chain by making a ring-like so. We make two loops on both fingers then we pull the second loop through the first one and pull and adjust the length of the strand and pull it tight.
The hook we’ll be using today is four and half millimeters. Hold the hook from this flat spot where the size is written. I’ll wrap the yarn on my finger and hold it like that then I’ll hold the loop with my thumb and middle fingers so, let’s chain up, yarn over and pull through like that. Now we made a chain. The count of chain stitches must suit the length of single crochets (SC) because single crochets (SC) will need one extra chain stitch.
Which means the count of chain stitches should be more than the count of single crochets (SC) by one stitch so, to make the single crochet (SC) we’ll skip the extra chain and go into the second one insert the hook into here each chain stitch has a back loop and front loop and they both form the V shape of the chain so, we’ll insert the hook into the back loop. Yarn over from underneath the yarn to make a loop on the hook then pull through. Now we have two loops on the hook. Yarn over from underneath once more and pull through the two loops which leaves only one loop on the hook this is the single crochet (SC) stitch.
Now you can see the difference between the chain stitch in which we made a single crochet (SC) and the one we didn’t again, insert the hook into the back loop like so. Yarn over from underneath and pull through and we have two loops on the hook. Pull through the two loops and we’ll
have one loop on the hook insert it like so. We have two loops, yarn over and pull through the two loops and there’s one loop on the hook. The next one, We have two loops, yarn over and pull through to get one loop go into the next one, yarn over and pull through to get two loops. Yarn over again and pull through to get one loop.
Insert the hook and yarn over to get another loop, go into the next one. Yarn over and pull through, and we have two loops. Pull through to get one loop. Now we’ll start the next row, and to do that we will make one chain stitch so we can start working single crochets. We made the chain stitch insert the hook, yarn over and pull through to get two loops pull through and get one loop. If we look closely we’ll see that it’s easy to distinguish each stitch so we must take them one by one in order and when we insert the hook into here, the V-shape is clear.
So make sure not to miss a stitch and insert the hook into the correct stitch and into the correct spot. Pull through and get two loops and pull through to get one loop. Pull through, one loop. You can wrap the yarn once on your finger so it’s held tightly, insert the hook two loops, pull through, and one loop go into the next one. Make sure you work in order and don’t miss any stitch.
Yarn over to the next row, we will chain one to start the new row. Insert into the stitch and we have two-loop, pull through and we get one loop always. Make sure to work in order. Yarn over and pull through and two loops.
Now we’ve learned how to make single crochet (SC) stitch.
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