Stitch Tutorials: sc, hdc and dc

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Here are some helpful photo tutorials to get you started with some of the basic crochet stitches.

Stitch Tutorials: sc, hdc and dc

Stitch Tutorials: sc, hdc and dc @OombawkaDesign

Single Crochet (sc): Insert your hook into the specified stitch, yarn over the hook and pull up 1 loop. Two loops on the hook. Yarn over the hook and draw through both loops on the hook.

Step 1: Insert your hook into the specified stitch (under both loops of the stitch unless otherwise indicated). Yarn over the hook.

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Step 2:  Pull up 1 loop (you now have 2 loops on the hook). Yarn over the hook.

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Step 3: Pull through both loops on the hook to finish the stitch.

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Half Double Crochet (hdc): Yarn over the hook. Insert your hook into the specified stitch; yarn over the hook and pull up 1 loop. Three loops on the hook. Yarn over the hook and draw through all three loops on the hook.

Step 1: Yarn over the hook. Insert your hook into the specified stitch (under both loops of the stitch unless otherwise indicated).

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Step 2: Yarn over the hook and pull up 1 loop (3 loops on the hook).

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Step 3: Yarn over the hook.

Stitch Tutorials: sc, hdc and dc @OombawkaDesign

Step 4: Pull through all three loops on the hook to complete the stitch.

Stitch Tutorials: sc, hdc and dc @OombawkaDesign

Double Crochet (dc):  Yarn over the hook. Insert your hook into the specified stitch; yarn over the hook and pull up 1 loop. Three loops on the hook. Yarn over the hook and draw through two of the loops on your hook. Two loops remain on the hook. Yarn over the hook and draw through the remaining two loops.

Step 1: Yarn over the hook. Insert your hook into the specified stitch (under both loops of the stitch unless otherwise indicated). Yarn over the hook.

Stitch tutorials: sc, hdc and dc @OombawkaDesign

Step 2: Pull up 1 loop. You now have 3 loops on the hook. Yarn over the hook.

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Step 3: Pull through 2 of the loops on your hook. Two loops remain on the hook. Yarn over the hook.

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Step 4: Pull through the remaining 2 loops on your hook to complete the stitch.

Stitch Tutorials: sc, hdc and dc @OombawkaDesign Finished dc

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