Brand new to crochet?
Here are some of the most basic stitches you should learn. Most complicated stitch patterns are just a combination of these basics, so once you master these, you’ll be able to make nearly anything!
When you'll use it
Single crochet is a stitch that can be worked into chains. It is a shorter stitch, approximately as tall as it is wide. This is a common stitch for hats, shawls, garments, and amigurumi.
How to do it
Insert hook in indicated stitch or space, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 loops.
1. Insert hook in indicated stitch or space
2. Yarn over.
3. Pull a loop.
4. Yarn over.
5. Pull through 2 loops.