A big list of fun, easy and
free single stitch crochet patterns that you can make right now! Perfect projects for beginners with very basic techniques.
The first actual stitch that most beginners start with is the Single Crochet Stitch (sc).
This stitch is super easy and a good basic technique to learn. Many of the more advanced stitches are variations of, or built on, the single.
If you are anything like me, when you learn a new craft, you are always anxious to get started and learn all that you can about it. We want to do it all right away, right? The same is true for crocheting.
In all honesty, though, once you learn the basics of how to work a new stitch it
is best to before moving on to the next. practice that stitch
You want to get to the point where your stitches are basically the same size and have the same tension. And you can only do that with practice and by making some fun patterns!
How Do You Do A Single Crochet Stitch?
Once you have
and crocheted a bunch of made a slip knot , you are ready to begin the single stitch. chain stitches
shows you how to make a single step by step, but if you just need a refresher, the basic steps are as follows: single stitch tutorial
Insert the hook into a chain stitch
Pull loop through chain
Yarn over again
Pull yarn through both loops on your hook
for this stitch is ‘sc’ abbreviation
Free Crochet Abbreviations Chart
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is in our pattern library. free download What Can I Crochet With a Single Stitch?
You can make just about anything using just the sc stitch. This includes:
The following free patterns will give you lots of ideas and inspiration. All of these patterns use just a single crochet along with basic techniques such as chaining and making a slip knot.
You will see that a couple of the patterns call for the single stitch to be worked in the
front or back loop. If you need more information on that technique, check out this article.
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! And nothing you don’t! crochet supplies you actually need Can I Crochet a Blanket With a Single Stitch?
You can make a blanket or afghan using just a single crochet! It will take longer to complete than if you use a larger stitch, such as the
or double . triple
It will, however, create a close knit and warm blanket.
A smaller baby blanket or lap blanket might be a good one to try with a single stitch. To add interest and variation to your blanket, you may want to use different colors and textures of yarn.
List of Free Single Crochet Patterns
If you are an absolute, complete and total BEGINNER at crochet (or if you are a fan of the Gilmore Girls lol), this pattern is for you!
This cute basket is a perfect pattern for a beginning crocheter who is ready to move to the next level.
It is worked in simple stitches and works up super fast with Wool Ease Thick and Quick yarn.
Here is a perfect blanket pattern for beginners that uses only the single crochet stitch, and chain stitches.
This pattern uses Red Heart Gumdrop Yarn which comes in a fun variety of colorways.
This entire tote bag, including the handles, is worked using the single crochet (sc) stitch.
The only other thing you need to know is how to join a round which you can learn in this video.
These hot pads work up super quick with two strands of yarn, making them thick enough to be used as hot pads.
All single stitches which makes the pattern perfect for a beginner.
Twisted headbands or ear warmers are a fun and fast crochet project that are simple enough for complete beginners to make.
This free crochet pattern also has an accompanying video tutorial.
This adorable makeup or vanity basket is worked with regular single stitches as well as singles using the back loop and the front loop, giving you a chance to practice that variation.
While this wall hanging looks complicated, it is actually fairly simple to make and you will learn how to do yarn color changes.
This Andy Warhol and Star Wars inspired project also makes a fun DIY Gift idea! Change the colors to personalize your piece of wall art!
Is this not the most adorable little crochet donkey you have ever seen? And this pattern truly uses only the sc or single stitch, a single crochet in the back loop, a chain and slip stitch.
Here is another perfect pattern for a complete beginner crocheter. The stripes give interest and texture to the single stitch rows.
Change the yarn colors to match the decor in your home or crochet these placemats as a special gift!
Everyone can use a washcloth, so this is a great project to practice with
A cute and comfy coat made with basic stitches! If you really want to practice your single stitching, this is a gret project to master the stitch!
Easy crochet pumpkin tutorial with a step by step guide with photos. Free pattern to make cute fall decor.
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