Foundation single crochet stitch

foundation single crochet stitch

Once you master the foundation single crochet stitch the beginning row of larger projects will be much easier. You’ll wish you had learned it a long time ago!!

Here are a few links to articles and videos that you may find helpful in learning the foundation single crochet stitch.

Video –single crochet foundation row

Craftsy – foundation single crochet stitch

Lion Brand – chainless single crochet foundation row

New Stitch a Day – Foundation single crochet stitch – right and left handed

This same method can also be used to create foundation half and double crochet stitches with just a few extra steps.

If you would like to try a foundation single crochet stitch with one less step try the one below. It isn’t perfect, but a little easier and won’t make a difference in the finish look of the project if you are adding an edge stitch at the end.

Foundation Single Crochet (FSC)- simple version – Ch 2. Insert hook into second chain from hook. Yarn over and draw up a loop (you will have 2 loops on your hook), yarn over and draw through both loops. To create the Next sc (repeat the following steps for as many scs as you need): Insert hook into the bottom loops of the previous fsc made. Yarn over and draw up a loop. Yarn over and draw through both loops on hook.