Your question: Why am I losing stitches when crocheting?

Why are my crochet stitches increasing?

If your work is getting wider and you didn’t intend for it to, that means you’ve unknowingly added stitches somewhere. … Just subtract the same number of stitches in the next row by working two stitches together until you’re back to the correct stitch count.

What is considered a stitch in crochet?

A crochet stitch is a result of moving a crochet hook through yarn to achieve a specific shape and look in your crochet pattern. Its abbreviation is st for a single stitch and st(s) for more than one stitch.

Why does my double crochet look loose?

There’s just literally more yarn in between the loop on your hook and the work you’re doing making the stitch. As you work through the stitch, the loop on your hook can loosen and get overly big.

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