How to single crochet stitch

The single crochet stitch is the most basic crochet stitch, and is also the stitch used throughout most amigurumi – crochet softies. All other stitches are based on this one, so let’s work on your foundation!


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If your hook gets stuck when you pull through loops, try:

  • making looser loops
  • checking if you’ve caught some extra yarn fibers in the hook
  • pulling your hook in a direction more parallel to your work, to prevent your hook from getting snagged on something
  • rotating the tip of your hook to face the bottom of your piece as you pull it through the loops