Learn to Crochet in a Day! How to Chain – Part 1

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Learn to Crochet in a Day!

How to Chain

Learn to Crochet in a Day! How to Chain - Part 1

Chaining isn’t easy. It’s probably the most difficult thing you have to learn. But once you get chaining you will be able to master any crocheting stitch in a matter of moments.

When I teach people to crochet I have them chain 100 to 200 chains to ensure they get it right. Many times they have to start over 3 or 4 times before they really start getting it right.

After my student has chained a row of at least 100, I take it out and we move to step 2.

One you have mastered the chain, move on to: How to Single Crochet – Part 2

What you need:
Yarn: Try a big skein of Red Heart from Walmart – the cheap stuff is good for practice.
Hook: G or H

Learn to Crochet in a Day! How to Chain

Learn to Crochet in a Day! How to Chain

Learn to Crochet in a Day! How to Chain

Learn to Crochet in a Day! How to Chain

Learn to Crochet in a Day! How to Chain

Learn to Crochet in a Day! How to Chain

Most common appreciations:
ch = Chain (not really a stitch)
sc = Single Crochet
hdc = Half Double Crochet
dc = Double Crochet
slst = Slip Stitch
yo = yarn over

The Basics:
What you Need to Learn to Crochet, How to Chain – Part 1, How to Single Crochet – Part 2, How to Half Double Crochet – Part 3, How to Double Crochet – Part 4

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