Single Crochet is the most basic stitch after the chain, and even though it is simple, it can be used to make a lot of different things. If you learn how to single crochet, I assure you that all the following stitches you learn will be much easier because this one is the base for many other stitches.
If you are here is because there is a slip knot in your hook, and you are ready to finally starting to crochet. The first stitch that you need to dominate is the easiest one but is also one of the most important ones, the Chain Stitch.
When you make any crochet project, like a round coaster, a granny square or anything, usually you close it up with a slip stitch at the end. That's ok to finish in that way, but you can see the end because there is an obvious unevenness in that place. So, here is the technique that you can use to prevent this from happening: the invisible join. Is a very simple trick but it'll be a big difference because it'll give a very professional finish to your crochet projects.
I know sometimes we want to put a special touch on our projects, adding some beads, but sewing beads one by one is not a good option. Too much work, and it isn't worth it, right? So here is the solution to integrate them directly into the yarn. This technique will help you to save time and to keep your beads more secure.
The puff stitch used to be confused with the bobble stitch or popcorn stitch, and it can actually happen, and it will continue happening because people change the name depending on where they come from or who wrote the pattern.
The important thing to know is how to distinguish according to the way they are made because even though they are similar, the finish in our project is a lot different.