Extended Single Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Learn how to crochet the easy and beginner friendly, Extended Single Crochet (sec or exsc). Included is an easy to follow YouTube video tutorial.
Learn how to crochet the easy and beginner friendly, Extended Single Crochet (sec or exsc). Included is an easy to follow YouTube video tutorial.

The Extended Single Crochet (esc or exsc) is a really great entry-level stitch to have in your repertoire. This stitch is easy to learn how to make and is very beginner-friendly! As the name mentions, it is basically a single crochet with a little more height added to it. In my personal opinion, this often forgotten about stitch, is much more pretty than the standard single crochet. For those visual learners, I have also created a video tutorial on YouTube for extra help!

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Materials Used for Tutorial:

Step by Step Instructions:

Using US terms

  • Chain the desired number of stitches (or number indicated by pattern).
  • Starting in 2nd chain from hook, insert hook.
  • Yarn Over (YO), draw through stitch leaving 2 loops on your hook.
  • YO, draw through 1st loop on your hook (forming a chain).
  • YO, draw through final 2 loops on your hook.
  • Continue to Extended Single Crochet in each stitch across your work.
  • Turn your work then chain 1 and repeat with an Extended Single Crochet in each stitch across.
Learn how to crochet the easy and beginner friendly, Extended Single Crochet (sec or exsc). Included is an easy to follow YouTube video tutorial.
Learn how to crochet the easy and beginner friendly, Extended Single Crochet (sec or exsc). Included is an easy to follow YouTube video tutorial.

Be sure to check out my Boxed Bead Koozie pattern to see the extended single crochet in action!

Crochet this perfect for summer boxed bead drink koozie. Available in 5 different sizes, make one for all your favorite beverages. Using Bernat Home Dec Yarn.
Crochet this perfect for summer boxed bead drink koozie. Available in 5 different sizes, make one for all your favorite beverages. Using Bernat Home Dec Yarn.
Learn how to crochet the easy and beginner friendly, Extended Single Crochet (sec or exsc). Included is an easy to follow YouTube video tutorial.
Learn how to crochet the easy and beginner friendly, Extended Single Crochet (sec or exsc). Included is an easy to follow YouTube video tutorial.

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