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Your recently viewed items Learn to Crochet Now Booklet 4. Continue shopping. Go To Basket. Use my location. We do our best to keep our stock levels up to date but cannot guarantee items will be in store stock at all times as indicated. Double crochet stitches are also quite common. To double crochet, yarn over the hook, then insert the hook through the stitch and yarn over again.
Then, pull through the first stitch, and yarn over again.
Then, pull through the first two stitches and yarn over again. Pull through the last two stitches to complete the stitch. Try a half double crochet. Half double crochet is not as common, but it is important to know for more advanced work. A half-double crochet stitch is done by yarning over and then inserting the hook into the stitch.
Then, yarning over again and pulling through three stitches. Then, yarn over again and pull through three stitches again. Attempt a triple crochet. A triple crochet stitch is also not as common, but it is important to learn. To do a triple crochet stitch, start by yarning over twice. Then, insert the hook into the stitch and yarn over again. Next, pull the yarn through four loops and yarn over again.
Then, pull through two loops and yarn over again.
Then, pull through two loops again and yarn over one more time. Then, pull through the last two loops to finish the stitch. Crochet in the round. Crocheting in the round is the same when you are left handed as well. Start by making a chain, and then secure it in a circle with a slipstitch. You can crochet in the round to create hats, heavy scarves, and cowls. Experiment with special stitches. There are many different types of stitches that you can use to create interesting patterns in your crocheted work.
Once you feel comfortable with the basic stitches, you can try out some more advanced ones. Some stitches you might like to try include: Shell stitch Popcorn stitch Box stitch. Method 2. Seek out left-handed tutorials. Having reference pictures can be helpful when following pattern or learning a new stitch, but many of the tutorials you will find are made for right-handed crocheters.
However, there are lots of left-handed picture and video tutorials available, so seek them out. You might even consider getting yourself a left handed crocheter pattern book. Follow the pattern as usual. Follow the pattern instructions exactly as they are written. Just use your left hand to crochet the stitches. Take pictures of images and flip them. One of the difficult parts of using tutorials when you are a left-handed crocheter is that the images usually show a right-handed crocheter.
Hold the hook in your. Practice chaining.
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By: Red Heart Design Team. Basic Understanding of Left-Handed Crochet Left-handed crochet is basically a mirror-image of right-handed crochet.
How to Crochet Chain Left-Handed. Step 1 Begin with a slip knot. Step 2 Yarn over. Step 3 Draw hook through loop. You'll scoop the yarn clockwise here. Step 4 Repeat steps ; each repetition is one chain. How to Single Crochet Left-Handed. Step 1 Crochet a foundation chain of any length.