How to Crochet the Waistcoat Stitch

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In today’s lesson you’ll learn how to crochet the Centre Single Crochet (CSC) AKA as the Waistcoat stitch!  If you haven’t yet learned how to crochet we can get you started with the basics! Go check out our Learn to Crochet beginner series HERE.

You will need to know how to Single Crochet for this tutorial

Lesson #2 How to Single Crochet (sc)

In our waistcoat stitch video tutorial I’m using Sugar Bush Yarns Chill Super Bulky #6 and a 9mm hook.

Watch How to Crochet the Waistcoat Stitch

Written Instructions:


Chain – ch

Csc – Centre Single Crochet

Single Crochet – sc

Stitch(es) – st (sts)

Row 1: Ch 11, work 1 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook and in each ch across, turn—10 sts.

Row 2: Ch 1 (not included as a stitch), work 1 csc in each st across, sc in last st, turn—10 sts.

Rep Row 2 for pattern

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