Crochet Stitches

Learn all the crochet stitches you need to know—from the basic to the advanced, we've got you covered.

Chain stitch (ch)

A fundamental stitch often used as the foundation row of most crochet projects


Slip Knot & Foundation Chain

How to make a slip knot and foundation chain to start a project


Adjustable Ring (magic loop) 
How to create an adjustable ring, also known as a magic loop, a great method for starting crochet projects that are worked in the round

Need a little more detail? Read Making Perfect Amigurumi with the Adjustable Ring (Magic Loop) in Blog(sp)


Single Crochet (sc)
How to single crochet, one of the basic stitches in crochet


Single Crochet 2 Stitches Together (sc2tog)
How to single crochet 2 stitches together, also known as a single crochet decrease


Single Crochet 3 Stitches Together (sc3tog)
How to single crochet 3 stitches together, a useful method for decreasing quickly


Slip Stitch (sl st)
How to slip stitch, often used to join crochet projects worked in the round and to edge a project


Half Double Crochet (hdc)
How to half double crochet


Half Double Crochet 2 Stitches Together (hdc2tog)
How to half double crochet 2 stitches together


Invisible Decrease (Substituting sc2tog, sc3tog, hdc2tog)
How to invisible decrease, or to substitute sc2tog, sc3tog & hdc2tog to make a smoother crochet fabric


Double Crochet (dc)
How to double crochet, one of the tall stitches in crochet


Treble Crochet (tr)
How to treble crochet, also known as triple crochet, one of the long stitches in crochet