The Stacked Single Crochet (STSC) is mainly used as a stand-in for the first double crochet stitch in a row and eliminates the need for a starting chain. It looks nice, especially when worked into as you are creating a border or seaming two panels of crochet together. Here’s how to make the stitch!
Note: I crochet lefthanded, so the pictures reflect that. However, you can hover your mouse over the pictures and they will flip for you righthanded crocheters out there. ;)
1.) do not ch at beginning of row. Working into first st of previous row, yo and pull loop through.
2.) yo again and pull through both loops on hook.
3.) yo and pull loop though loop marked by arrow in 2.
4.) you and pull through both loops on hook. This completes STSC.