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Most patterns can be done with these Basic Crochet  Stitches

slip-knot basic crochet
how to make a chain
 single crochet-
crochet-single #2
double treble crochet

Begin chain stitch

Slip knot: Begin by leaving a long tail, make a loop,insert hook in loop,catch the tail. Pull the yarn through the loop, slip stitch made


Chain stitch (CH)

Chain:wrap the yarn over the hook, catch yarn with hook. One chain made. repeat step 1 for the  number of chains for the pattern, do not count the slip knot, abbreviation ch=chain

Single crochet (SC)

Insert hook in the top two loops of second chain from hook.yarn over(yo) and draw up a loop 2 loops on hook.yo and draw through both loops on hook, single crochet made,repeat across each chain.

Half double crochet (HDC)

Yo insert hook in top 2  loops of third ch from hook, yo and draw up a loop , 3 loops on hook. yo draw through all 3 loops.  one HDC made

Double crochet (DC)

Yo insert hook in forth ch from hook. yo and draw up a loop, 3 loops on hook. yo and draw through 2 loops, yo and draw through 2 last loops-DC made

Treble Crochet (TR)

Yo twice, insert hook in stitch, (yo, draw through 2 loops)x3  TR made.

Double Treble Crochet (DTR)

Yo x 3, insert hook in st, yo, draw through loop (yo, draw through 2 lps x 4. DTR made.

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