To create a crochet star stitch, start with a chain, draw loops through the chain, close the loops and repeat the process for the desired length. Crocheting the star stitch takes a few minutes and requires a crochet needle and yarn.Continue Reading
Decide how long the star is going to be. Crochet a chain this long plus two additional chains.
Insert the crochet hook through the second chain down. Draw a loop of yarn through this chain. Continue this process for four more loops. The crochet hook should have five loops on it at the end.
Loop the yarn over the end of the crochet hook. Draw this loop through all five loops on the hook. Use a chain stitch to close the star.
Insert the crochet hook into the chain used to close the first star. Wrap the yarn over the hook. Draw the yarn through for a slip stitch.
Insert the crochet hook through the stitch through which the previous star finished. Hook the yarn over, and pull it through. Continue drawing loops of yarn through the next stitches three more times for a total of five loops on the hook.
Wrap the yarn over the end of the hook, and draw it through all the loops. Close the star with a chain stitch. Repeat the above procedure for additional stars.
To crochet a scarf, chain on 165 stitches, single crochet into each stitch starting with the second one from the hook, make one chain stitch, turn, and, using the back loops, single crochet across. Repeat until the scarf is complete.Full Answer >
Common stitch abbreviations such as ch, dc, dtr, hdc, sc and tr are used to mean chain, double crochet, double triple crochet, half double crochet, single chain and treble crochet, respectively. Crochet patterns also use abbreviations for shaping instructions. Inc and dec are used instead of increase and decrease, and yo and dc2tog are used for shorten yarn over hook and double crochet two stitches together. CraftYarnCouncil.com, CrochetPatternCentral.com and Dummies.com all have directories of crochet pattern abbreviations.Full Answer >
Crochet a headband with just two types of stitches, single crochet and chain stitch. This project can be easily completed by beginners.Full Answer >
Different types of crochet stitches include the chain stitch, the slip stitch, the single crochet, the half double crochet and the double crochet. These five stitches are among the basic stitches beginning crocheters need to master before going on to more complicated ones.Full Answer >