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How to Crochet

Our step-by-step tutorials will guide you through a large number of crochet techniques, from the basics like chain stitch more challenging techniques.

How to Crochet: Crochet Chain Stitch

The chain stitch(ch) is common in crochet patterns and the basis for many projects. Learn the chain stitch with our clear, easy to follow video tutorial.

[00:00:09] Creating a chain.

[00:00:14] Make a loop and place on your hook.

[00:00:26] Hold the hook in your right hand as if holding a pencil and hold a thread in your left hand, hold the end of the loop firmly between left thumb and forefinger, pass hook under thread and pull a loop through. Create another chain by repeating so pass under thread and pull a loop through. Continue until you have sufficient chain to form your foundation stitches.

How to Crochet: Single Crochet Stitch

Learn the single crochet stitch by watching our handy, easy to follow video tutorial, perfect for those who are just picking up the skill.

[00:00:11] Slip stitch or single crochet.

Insert your hook into the second chain from the hook, pass the hook under the thread and pull through the chain and loop already on your hook.

[00:00:38] Repeat again.

[00:00:40] So, pass the hook under your thread pull through both the chain and the loop.

How to Crochet: Double Crochet Stitch

The double crochet stitch makes a common appearance among crochet patterns everywhere. Learn how to master the double crochet stitch with our clear, easy to follow video tutorial.

[00:00:11] Double crochet.

[00:00:16] Insert the hook into the next chain, hook under the thread and pull back through the chain, hook under thread again and pull through the remaining two loops on your hook.

[00:00:41] So let's do that again. Insert the hope into the next chain, hook under the thread and pull back through the chain, hook under thread again and pull through the remaining loops on your hook.

How to Crochet: Half Treble Crochet Stitch

The half treble crochet stitch, or half double crochet, is essential for beginners who want to tackle complete patterns. Learn the half treble crochet stitch with our clear, easy to follow video tutorial.

[00:00:12] Half treble.

[00:00:17] Pass your hook under the thread and insert into the next chain. Hook under thread again and pull back through the chain. Hook under the threat once more and pull back through all three loops on your hook.

[00:00:38] Do it again. Pass your hook onto the thread and insert into the next chain. Hook under thread again and pull back through the chain, hook under the threat once more and pull back through all three loops on your hook.

How to Crochet: Treble Crochet Stitch

Learn how to execute a perfect treble crochet stitch with our clear & easy to follow video tutorial.

[00:00:12] Treble crochet.

[00:00:24] Pass your hook under the thread and insert hook into the next chain. Hook under the thread again and pulled back through the chain. You should now have three loops on your hook under thread once more and pull back through two of the loops. Hook under the thread again and pull through the remaining two loops on your hook.