Use a regular turning chain (chain-2 or chain-3 for double crochet, chain-3 or chain-4 for treble crochet), but put the first stitch of the row into the stitch at the base of the turning chain.
How many do you chain for a double crochet?
Double crochet: You will work 3 turning chains. Treble crochet: You will work 4 turning chains.
Do you chain 2 for half double crochet?
To work row 2, you need to bring the yarn or thread up to the correct height for the next row. To raise the yarn, chain two (this is called the turning chain). Like double crochet, the turning chain counts as a stitch in half double crochet unless your pattern specifies otherwise.
Does chain 2 counts as stitch?
When you’re working rows of half double crochet, you will chain 2 as your turning chain at the beginning of each row. Because this chain does NOT count as a stitch, you will create your first half double crochet into that very first stitch.
Do I chain 2 or 3 for double crochet?
Instructions typically tell you to chain 3 for a double crochet or chain 4 for a treble crochet. Instead, chain one less. In other words, chain 2 for a double-crochet turn or chain 3 for a treble-crochet turn.
How many chains do you need to crochet a blanket?
If you get a number with a decimal point, round to the nearest whole number. 3.75 stitches per inch x 39″ (twin size) = 146.25. Round to 146 stitches.
What is Turn 2 in crochet?
This means that it starts with the crocheter working on the right side and then after Row 1, it will be turned. To do this, keep the last loop on the hook and turn the work toward you. It should be positioned underneath your yarn hand. You will also turn at the end of Row 2.
What is a chain in crochet?
Turning chains are used to begin a row of crochet to ‘lift’ the work up to the next level. Different stitches require a different number of crochet chains. For single crochet, you basically just make one additional chain stitch and that will ‘raise’ you one level. Double crochet uses a turning chain of three stitches.