Crochet Basics – Single Crochet (Sc)

1.      Ch for desired length.

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2.      Skip 1 Ch *insert hook in next Ch and draw thread through Ch (2 loops on hook). Thread over again and draw thread through both loops on hook. Repeat *.

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 Note: For succeeding rows of Sc, Ch 1, turn and insert hook in top of next Ch and continue same as first row.

Crochet Basics – Chain Stitch (Ch st)

  1. Hold one end of thread in left hand and wind the thread around your forefinger to make a loop (remove the loop from your finger before you proceed to next step). 
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  1. Insert crochet hook inside the loop, thread over hook and draw thread to make a knot. (a loop will remain in crochet hook).
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  1. *Thread over hook and draw through last chain made. 
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  1. Repeat* to make the Ch for desired length.
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Crochet hook

Crochet hook is a kind of needle with a bend at one end which can be used to draw thread. Only with the help of crochet hook, crochet stitches can be made. It is available in different sizes. Crochet hooks are available in different materials like wood, aluminium, plastic and steel.

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