Back to Basics
These six basic steps are all you need to get started with crochet—use it as a refresher or share it with a budding crocheter. If you're feeling ready to tackle some interesting stitch patterns, start here.
1 First, you'll need to make a slip knot.
2 Then, you'll make a basic foundation chain.
3 Next, the ever-popular single crochet stitch.
4 Let's move on to the double crochet stitch.
5 Next up: the half double crochet stitch.
6 What if you're making something (like a hat) that starts with a circle? Here's how.