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The center single crochet (csc) is worked exactly like a single crochet, but in a different space than a traditional sc. Insert hook into the “center” of the stitch (between the “v” shape) rather than the top two loops. See the image to the right.
CENTER SINGLE CROCHET
1. Insert hook into center of stitch in row below
2. Yarn over (yo), pull through loop
3. Yo, pull through 2 loops
Once you master this stitch, go grab a pattern that features the center single crochet!
The center single crochet is used for the border of this crochet throw pattern. The PDF download comes with instructions for 4 different sizes from baby blanket to a large throw.
The center single crochet is used for the border, or very top part, of this crochet stocking pattern. Get the PDF download here.