How to Crochet the Single Crochet Stitch

Janne Kleivset - Joy of Motion Crochet 

First grab your tools and supplies. All you need to learn the single crochet stitch is a crochet hook and yarn!

What you need

It's just five steps

1. Insert hook 2. Yarn over 3. Pull up a loop 4. Yarn over 5. Pull through all loops Let's check out the details --->


Chain any number of stitches. Then the first step of the single crochet is to insert hook into second chain from hook.

The second step of the single crochet stitch is to yarn over, ready to pull up a loop on next step. 


In the third step of the single crochet stitch you pull up a loop. You have 2 loops on your crochet hook. 


In the fourth step of the single crochet stitch you will yarn over from back to front. Ready for the final step!


To finalize the single crochet stitch, pull through the 2 loops on the crochet hook. You are now finished!


The Result

A sc-stitch. One of the most basic crochet stitches to learn and is used in many crochet patterns!

Voilá !

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