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How to crochet a Foundation Single Crochet

The Foundation Single Crochet (FSC) will be needed in cases where we need elastic initial row. This method forms a beautiful braid along the all first row. Now let's take detailed look at how to make a foundation single crochet.

At first make 3 chain stitches.

How to crochet a Foundation Single Crochet - stage 1

Insert your hook into the third off the hook loop (the loop on the hook is not counted) grab the working yarn and pull a loop.

How to crochet a Foundation Single Crochet - stage 2

We make one chain stitch into the stitch has just been made.

How to crochet a Foundation Single Crochet - stage 3

Then, grab the working yarn and pull it through two loops on your hook.

How to crochet a Foundation Single Crochet - stage 4

The process is repeated: insert your hook into the chain stitch which has just been made, grab the working yarn and pull loop.

How to crochet a Foundation Single Crochet - stage 5

Insert crochet hook into the same loop and make one chain stitch. We've got two stitches on the hook.

How to crochet a Foundation Single Crochet - stage 6

Grab the working yarn and pull it through two loops on the hook.

How to crochet a Foundation Single Crochet - stage 7

And so on ...

How to crochet a Foundation Single Crochet - stage 8

This is ready a Foundation Single Crochet (FSC)

This is ready a Foundation Single Crochet (FSC)

Video Lesson: How to Crochet a Foundation Single Crochet (FSC)

In this video lesson we show in details how to make a foundation single crochet. Our youtube channel is in Russian, but the material understandable and without words and we hope it will be very helpful for you.

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