How to ‘attach with a single crochet’

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Occasionally, in a pattern, you’ll read the instruction ‘attach with a sc’. What does this mean? I’ll tell you!

Attach with a single crochet

This technique is used to attach a new yarn to an existing crocheted work. It’s used in the doll patterns to attach a piece of clothing like a dress or a sleeve.

Here’s how to do it. Begin with a slipknot on your hook:

how to attach a yarn with a sc

Now, just pretend this loop is any ol’ loop! Insert your hook into the indicated stitch on your crocheted fabric:

How to attach with a sc

And then crochet as instructed!

attach with a sc

Hooray!

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