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How to Crochet Basic Crochet Stitches

Crochet videos are a good help for those who just started to learn crocheting. You can find a lot of patterns presented in the word descriptions or as a graphic chart. Nevertheless, majority of people are the visual learners. For us, visual learners, it is better once to watch something in our own eyes instead of going through the  long reading or some one's explanations.-:)

This page demonstrates you how to crochet basic crochet stitches (US terminology). There are actually  three basic stitches only in crocheting you have to know: chain, single crochet and double crochet. All the rest of numerous crochet are just a simple variation of these three basic stitches. Watch in your own eyes, follow these crochet videos and very soon you can create something you can be proud of.

Videos will also be handy for the many of experienced crocheters who share their knowledge and passion about this kind of crafting with newcomers. Not always you can "hold" a hand of your students directing their hooks. :-)

It is not a bad idea to keep a printed picture of all stitches in front of you while you are watching the videos. The pictures of a few basic crochet stitches can be found at How to Crochet page.

 Crochet Videos. Basic Crochet stitches

The list of available videos covers all basic stitches necessary for the confident crocheting. If you are a recent beginner, follow them in the order they are located on this page. It will naturally introduce to all steps of the crocheting process. Here they are:

  • How to make a slip knot.
  • Crochet a chain stitch.
  • How to make a single crochet.
  • How to make a double crochet.
  • How to make a half-double crochet stitch.
  • How to make a treble crochet.

To make a slip knot

Crochet a chain stitch

How to make a single crochet

How to make a double crochet.
How to make a half-double crochet stitch.

How to make a treble (triple) crochet


Now when you know how to crochet basic crochet stitches, it is time to make something what will look like a first real thing on your way to the serious crochet projects. Here are some videos, which introduce you to the advanced technique of crocheting.

Crocheting Granny Square: Chart and Videos.

Picot Stitch: How to make it look neat.

Crab Stitch: Reverse Single Crochet.


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