Learn Basic Crochet Stitches Crochet is easy once you learn the different stitches! See step-by-step diagrams with accompanying videos for making some of the most common crochet stitches, and get started on your first crochet project today.
Five Common Crochet Mistakes and Tips for Beginners
You can decrease a stitch (abbreviated dec), which is really just subtracting a stitch, in a single crochet row. You decrease stitches in single crochet in the same places that you increase stitches — at the ends of the row or somewhere in the middle: