How to Make a Single Crochet

To really make anything with depth, you need to know how to single crochet. (abbreviated as sc) Now to really get started. After this, you’ll try your very first pattern (an infinity scarf.) For that, you will need to know how to make a slip knot, chain, single crochet. Now, lets get on into it.

Once you have made your row of chains, you can turn your yarn, and in the third chain from the hook, insert your hook.

Note: You only insert your hook in the third chain when you are beginning a row of single crochet. When you make a second single crochet, insert your hook in the next chain.

Inserting hook into second chain from the hook.

After that, yarn over.

Yarn over

Now, pull your hook through the first loop and yarn over again. Now, pull through the two loops on your hook and your done!

Pulling through both loops

Now you’ve done it. But there is one special thing about single crochet. When you reach the end of a row, chain one and turn. This will count as your first single crochet. Then start over! Push your hook through the second stitch from the hook, and make your second row! If you are still confused, you can watch this video to help:

How to make a single crochet

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