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The Extended Single Crochet (ESC)

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About This Technique

The Extended Single Crochet Stitch is a variation of the Single Crochet, but we add an additional step in the process of making the Single Crochet that gives more height to the stitch, and a different texture.

[Video] Technique Tutorial

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Technique Instructions

  • Step 1: Insert hook from front to back through stitch to be worked.
  • Step 2: Yo hook.
  • Step 3: Draw loop through fabric.
  • Step 4: Yo and draw through first loop only, forming a chain stitch.
  • Step 5: Yo and draw through both loops on hook.

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