Beginner Level: Video 8: Slip Stitch Join
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In Lesson 8: Beginner Crochet: Slip Stitch Join You Will Learn
- How to join a new piece of yarn with a slip stitch
- How to finish off your yarn
- How to weave in your yarn ends
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How to Crochet:
Tip: Unless the pattern instructions you are following indicate otherwise, crochet stitches are worked under both loops of the stitch (i.e. the front and back loops).
Stitches Used in this Video Tutorial
Single Crochet Stitch
Single Crochet (sc): Insert your hook under both loops (the front and back loop) of the stitch indicated; yarn over the hook and pull up 1 loop (you now have 2 loops on the hook); yarn over the hook and pull through both loops on the hook.
Techniques Shown in this Video Tutorial
- Slip Stitch Join
- Finish Off
- Weave In Ends
Photo Tutorial Example for Slip Stitch Join:
Written instructions are available here: https://oombawkadesigncrochet.com/2014/02/how-to-join-new-yarn-with-slip-stitch.html
For a handy printable table with all the basic terms please see this post: Basic Crochet Terms Translated
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Crochet Hook pictured in the video: Clover Amour Crochet Hook