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How to Crochet the Foundation Single Crochet Stitch

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How to crochet the foundation single crochet stitch (FSC) - A stitch tutorial by The Loopy Lamb.  

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You may have heard some buzz about foundation stitches (aka chainless foundation stitches) lately and there is a good reason why – Foundation stitches create your base chain and your first row of stitches for your project at the same time. The Foundation Single Crochet Stitch is a real time saver and it isn’t as tedious as working into chains to create your first row. Foundation stitches create your chains and first row of stitches at the same time.

Foundation stitches have more stretch than working into chains and tend to look tidier because it is easier to maintain tension throughout your first row. My favourite part? No more counting chains! You just make as many stitches as you need. What’s not to love?

How to Crochet the Foundation Single Crochet Stitch (FSC)

Foundation Single Crochet Step 1

Step 1: Chain 2.

Foundation Single Crochet Stitch Step 2

Step 2: Insert your hook in the second chain from the hook and yarn over.

Foundation Single Crochet Stitch Step 3

Step 3: Pull up a loop. You should have two loops on your hook.

Foundation Single Crochet Stitch Step 4

Step 4: Yarn over and pull through one loop on your hook. This creates your “chain”.

Foundation Single Crochet Stitch Step 5

Step 5: Yarn over and pull through both loops on your hook. This creates your first foundation single crochet (FSC).

Foundation Single Crochet Stitch Step 6

Step 6: For the next stitch (and subsequent stitches), insert your hook under the “chain” of the last stitch. Yarn over and pull up a loop (2 loops on hook).

Foundation Single Crochet Stitch Step 7

Step 7: Yarn over and pull through 1 loop on your hook.

Foundation Single Crochet Stitch Step 8

Step 8: Yarn over and pull through both loops on your hook. This creates your foundation single crochet stitch.

Foundation Single Crochet Stitch Step 8

Repeat steps 6 to 8 until you have the desired number of stitches for your project.

Completed Foundation Single Crochet Stitches

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