How To Single Crochet

  • In this episode of crochet tutorials, we'll teach you how to crochet single crochet, which is the main crochet technique used for many crochet projects and can be used to crochet tight patterns.
  • The abbreviation for Single Crochet is "sc". Abbreviations are used in symbol charts for quick recognition by crocheters.
  • Once you learn how to single crochet, you'll be able to make scarves, blankets, and many other everyday objects.

NoteThe Yeezhee crochet tutorial series all use US crochet terms, which differ from UK crochet terms, so check out our article for the differences.

Video Tutorial
Single Crochet Step by Step

TipUnderstanding and familiarizing yourself with common abbreviations and symbols is an important step in learning to crochet. This makes it easier for you to understand and follow charts, as well as participate in the crochet community.

  • Single Crochet is usually represented in the chart by a small "x" or ''+''. This symbol appears on the target point where you want to perform the Single Crochet stitch.
  • Start our single crochet from the chain 10.
  • Pass through the ninth stitch with the head of the crochet hook.
  • If you don't know how to identify stitches, check out our stitch counting tutorial.
  • Use the shaft of the crochet hook to top the yarn outward and yarn over, pull through the ninth stitch.
  • For the neatness and beauty of the fabric, uniformly choose the top part of the two stranded stitches to pass through.
  • The crochet hook now has two loops on the shaft.
  • Yarn over again, this time pulling from both loops at the same time.
  • You have completed the first single crochet.
  • Next continue crocheting from the eighth stitch and finish crocheting the remaining single stitches in turn.
  • When you finish crocheting a row of single crochet stitches, you get an item like this. 
  • To become more familiar with single crochet, you can try crocheting a small square.
  • Flip the work and insert the hook through the ninth stitch.
  • Continue crocheting the remaining single crochet.
  • A key point-Two strands need to be threaded at the same time.
  • Continue crocheting, repeating single crochet stitches.
  • When you finish crocheting the second row of single crochet stitches, you will get an item like this.
  • Keep going until you finish the little squares.
  • When you've made all the stitches, you'll get 10x8 squares like this.
  • Review your crochet process and try to recognize the chart with symbols instead. This will serve you well in the future.

TryAfter watching the tutorial if you want to trying crocheting on your own, check out our blog. Get ready for your crochet project.

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