Difference in stitches

Hi!
Does anyone know the difference between a yarn over and a yarn under?

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To me, Yarn over makes little small holes, as to where under creates little xs and doesn’t leave gaps. It’s like a together stitch in a way.

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Yarn under makes the stitch tighter and makes an x while the yarn over produces a v
If we are talking single crochet

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Yarn under creates a tighter tension and, as previous reply says, less holes. I couldn’t figure out what I was doing differently when I had to switch to left handed and want similar tension since I still have unfinished projects. This video helped. I know it’s in left handed but I hope it can still help you.

Edie Eckman YT tutorial

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Oh, thanks!:blush:

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I haven’t done it yet but I have read that a lot of people who make aragurmmi use the yarn uner

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I prefer yarn over because of the v shapes it makes, which gives my amigurumi and other crochet a nice texture, and the fact that it makes bigger pieces faster than yarn under. That being said, it can make holes like previous posts mentioned, but my tension is very tight so it has never been a problem for me.

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