Today I’m excited to share one of those tips with you; Out of the numerous hats I’ve crocheted in my lifetime I’ve found that using the
Learning a new crochet technique is always so exciting and fun, don’t you think?..
This very reason is why it’s the ideal technique to use when crocheting cosy beanies, granny squares and a variety of other projects.
If you’re keen to challenge yourself one night this week, you’re in luck as this helpful step-by-step video tutorial will guide you through all the necessary steps needed to learn the “
sl st – slip stitch
Step 2- Taking the working end of the yarn, wrap it around your index finger AND your middle finger. Then wrap it around the front of your fingers (in a “X” pattern). Taking the same working strand, wrap it around behind your fingers and pinch it between your ring finger AND your pinky finger.
Step 3- Turn your work the other way, and insert the crochet hook under that 1st loop, hook around that 2nd loop, and as you pull out the “2nd loop” underneath that 1st loop TWIST it in your direction (1 loop on hook).
Step 4- Yarn over with the working strand of yarn, and pull it through the loop on the hook. Gently take the “circle” off your fingers.
Step 5- To work into the magic circle, you’ll need to ch your desired length for the sts you’ll be working with.
Note: I chained 2 (as I was working with dc’s), then worked 11 dc into the magic circle for this tutorial.
Step 6- Once you’ve completed your desired amount of sts, take the loose end of the yarn and pull it as tight as you can, cinching in that circle. Sl st in the 1st st of the round.
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