Basic Crochet Stitches – Chain Stitch (Ch)

crochet basicsGet started with crochet by learning simple basic stitches. With just a few basics you will be able to complete loads on patterns!

 

 

The first thing you need to be able to do is a basic chain. (ch)

1. Make a simple slipknot, loop the yarn.

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2. Insert your crochet hook.

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3. Pull the ends so that the hook is caught in the loop.

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4. Wrap your yarn around the back of your hook and over to the front.

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5. Use the hook to pull the yarn through the loop.

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You now have your first chain. Continue your chain by repeating steps 4 & 5.

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