Can you crochet with embroidery floss?
You can definitely crochet amigurumi with embroidery floss. Embroidery floss is about the size of fingering weight yarn, with the added caveat that it may split much more easily than the average yarn (see above: designed to split apart).
What is a surface slip stitch?
The surface slip stitch can be used to create designs on the surface of a crocheted project. … Insert hook from front to back and pull a loop to the front side and through loop on front of fabric to create a surface slipped stitch.