Scraps of Worsted Weight, size 4 weight yarnSize H (5.0 mm) hookTapestry NeedleScissors
Basic Stitches Used
Make a loop; hook another loop through it. Tighten gently and slide the knot upto the hook.
Chain Stitch (ch):
Wrap the yarn over the hook in a counterclockwise direction. Draw the yarnthrough to form a new loop without tightening the previous one.
Slip Stitch (sl st):
Insert hook in next stitch as indicated by pattern instructions, yarn over and drawthrough the stitch and loop on hook to complete the stitch.
Single crochet (sc):
Insert hook in next stitch as indicated by pattern instructions, draw up a loop,yarn over, draw through both loops on hook to complete stitch.
Half Double crochet (hdc):
Yarn over, insert hook in next stitch or space as indicated by pattern instructions,draw up a loop, (3 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through all 3 loops onhook to complete stitch.