Today I want to do a quick crochet stitch review of the stitches you have learned so far. Consider this a “cheat sheet” so feel free to bookmark this post. Though I haven’t mentioned the treble crochet stitch yet, you should be able to figure it out until I do that post.
The photo to the right should give you a good indication of how each stitch looks. So if your stitches don’t match, please review the previous posts. I will add links to the original posts next to each stitch for your convenience.
Last week I showed you how to do the half-double crochet stitch into the chain. This week I will show you some tips and tricks for making half-double crochets into the next row.
Now that you are familiar with making a half-double crochet stitch into the chain, you are ready to move into the next row and beyond. This isn’t difficult. However, I wanted to break it into its own category because there are some things to keep in mind as you move forward.
Today we are going to be making the half-double crochet stitch into the chain. The half-double crochet is the next stitch in height after the single crochet. There are several things to keep in mind when doing this stitch so please pay attention.
This is the stitch that you will probably be redoing the most as you crochet. It’s not a difficult stitch, but pulling your hook through three loops at once can be a bit annoying. This is when using your hook and fingers to work together is a necessity as well as learning to relax so your stitches are not tight.