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Introduzione

If your crochet piece is missing a stitch or a stitch was ripped out, use this repair guide to repair the missing crochet stitch. Crocheting requires consistency and continuity in a piece. Having a missing stitch can be bothersome and annoying. This repair guide will show you how to create a “fake stitch” to replace the one that is missing, to make your piece whole again.

Before using this guide it would be helpful to have some background knowledge on the basics of crocheting and sewing. Steps 7 through 9 of this repair guide contains the use of a large sewing needle, make sure to handle with care and be aware of potential hazards when sewing with the needle.

  1. Identify where the repair is needed. Locate where the missing stitch should be.
    • Identify where the repair is needed. Locate where the missing stitch should be.

  2. Use the crochet hook to hook through the base stitch, (where the missing stitch should have been located), from front to back.
    • Use the crochet hook to hook through the base stitch, (where the missing stitch should have been located), from front to back.

  3. Create a slip knot with the yarn. Leaving about a 3 inch tail at the end to weave in later.
    • Create a slip knot with the yarn. Leaving about a 3 inch tail at the end to weave in later.

  4. Loop the slip knot loop over the hook, and pull the yarn through the base stitch
    • Loop the slip knot loop over the hook, and pull the yarn through the base stitch

  5. Chain stitch the amount of stitches that the missing stitch should be plus one.
    • Chain stitch the amount of stitches that the missing stitch should be plus one.

    • So if the missing stitch is a single crochet stitch, chain stitch two stitches, if the missing stitch is a double crochet stitch, chain stitch three stitches, and so on.

  6. Remove the crochet hook and knot the remaining loop. Cut off the yarn leaving another 3 inch tail.
    • Remove the crochet hook and knot the remaining loop. Cut off the yarn leaving another 3 inch tail.

  7. Thread the darning needle with one of the 3 inch tails. It does not matter which one you choose.
    • Thread the darning needle with one of the 3 inch tails. It does not matter which one you choose.

    • Caution: Needle is sharp and should be handled carefully to avoid injury.

  8. Begin to weave the tail into the surrounding stitches from front to back.
    • Begin to weave the tail into the surrounding stitches from front to back.

    • Make sure to split the yarn when weaving, for a more seamless look.

  9. After fully weaving one tail, cut off any excess, and begin weaving the next. Repeating Step 7 through 8.
    • After fully weaving one tail, cut off any excess, and begin weaving the next. Repeating Step 7 through 8.

Conclusione

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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