How To Crochet The Single Crochet Stitch (sc) Photo And Video Tutorial

July 09, 2019
This tutorial is the 4th in a series of 8, designed to teach you the basics of crochet.




At the end of the 8 part tutorial, you will be able to crochet the basic stitches, do a slip knot, chain and make a magic ring. 

Last time I showed you 

1. How to make a magic ring

2. How to make a slip knot and crochet the chain stitch

3. How to crochet the slip stitch

Today you will learn how to crochet the single crochet stitch.

Below you will find the written tutorial with step by step instructions and photos and a short video that shows you in detail how to make the single crochet stitch.

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The single crochet stitch is the most basic of the stitches and also the shortest of them all apart for the slip stitch which is mostly used as a technique.

Video Tutorial


For those who learn better from watching videos, I've made a video tutorial to show you how to crochet the single crochet stitch.


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Photo Tutorial

The abbreviation for the single crochet stitch is sc.

Step 1: 

Start with a chain.




Step 2: 

Insert hook in the 3rd chain from hook, yarn over and pull up a loop.

You will have two loops on your hook.


Step 3: 

Yarn over and pull through the two loops on hook. 

Your single crochet stitch is complete.


This is how a row of single crochet stitches looks like.


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Happy Crocheting!

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