Chain Stitch – A Basic Stitch

The first of all stitches that you will learn in crochet is a chain stitch.  All crocheting projects use this stitch. There is also a video visual instruction, if you’d like. Learn how to make a chain succession and make a simple Hawaiian Lei.

Crochet a Chain Stitch, basic stitch step 1 left-handed
Step 1 cs – left-handed
With the hook in one hand grab the yarn that is guided by your other hand.

Crochet cs step 1 right-handed
Step 1 cs – right-handed

cs, step 2 left-handed
Step 2 cs – left-handed
Pull the yarn through the yarn-loop with your crochet hook.

Crochet cs, step 2 right-handed
Step 2 cs – right-handed

Crochet cs step 3 left-handed
Step 3 cs – left-handed
Adjust the chain stitch by tugging with your hook or pulling the yarn around your index finger.

Crochet cs, step 3 right-handed
Step 3 cs – right-handed

For a better understanding and visual aid, watch the video:

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Creative Valérie enjoys crocheting in her free time. Having so many crochet ideas, she likes to share her crochet projects with tutorials on her website as well as on social media. For over 20 years Creative Valérie has made numerous crochet projects for family and friends. Just recently she decided to take her hobby to the next level and share her newest projects on her website as well as on social media.

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