4 Beginner Crochet Stitches

List compiled by Janne Kleivset - Joy of Motion Crochet joyofmotioncrochet.com 

Knowing these 4 beginner crochet stitches is the basis of any crocheters knowledge.

Learn these beginner crochet stitches!

The 4 Beginner Crochet Stitches:

1. Single Crochet 2. Half Double Crochet 3. Double Crochet 4. Treble Crochet Let's check out the details --->


The single crochet stitch is the most basic of the beginner crochet stitches. It's the easiest to learn.

The half double crochet is slightly taller than the single crochet and is the next great beginner stitch to learn.


The double crochet stitch is another amazing crochet stitch for beginners. This is also little taller than the previous.


The treble crochet stitch is the tallest of the common basic crochet stitches and is easy to learn.


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