# Question: How many chains do you need after a double crochet?

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Continue working one double crochet in each remaining chain across. After working in each chain across, count your double crochet stitches. There should be 12 of them, counting the first three chain stitches you skipped at the beginning of the row as a double crochet (see illustration 32).

## How many chains do you need for a double crochet?

Double Crochet – DC

To make a row of 10 stitches, you need to make 10 chains and then add 1 chain to be the turning chain. This is because for double (single) crochets, the turning chain does not count as a stitch.

## Do you chain 2 for a 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 I need to crochet a twin size blanket?

3.75 stitches per inch x 39″ (twin size) = 146.25. Round to 146 stitches. That’s your starting chain.

## How many chains do you need for a baby blanket?

Form a starting chain of 25 stitches and crochet using the blanket pattern instructions until your piece is square. End off. Measure your swatch to see how many stitches per inch you are crocheting.

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## What is the tallest crochet stitch?

The treble stitch (which is abbreviated as simply tr) is what I consider to be the tallest of the more common stitches. It’s about as tall as three chain stitches, and is used in a variety of projects.

## How big will my crochet blanket be?

Standard Crochet Baby Blanket Sizes

Blanket Size Dimensions (inches) Dimensions (cm)
Stroller 30 x 35 76 x 89
Crib 30 x 36 76 x 91
Receiving 40 x 40 102 x 102
Baby 42 x 52 107 x 132

## How long should a crochet chain be for a blanket?

Just chain enough for 6 inches and crochet until your swatch is 6 in long. After that, you are going to measure how many stitches are in 4 inches. Write it down so you don’t forget.

## What is 4th chain from hook in crochet?

Double crochet is a taller stitch than single crochet. It is formed by a “yarn over,” which is wrapping yarn from back to front before placing the hook in the stitch. Holding foundation chain in desired position, yarn over and inset hook into the 4th chain from the hook.

## Does the turning chain count as a stitch?

When the Turning Chain Doesn’t Count as a Stitch

This swatch and stitch chart begins with a foundation chain of 14 and has 11 stitches across each row, because the turning chain does not count as a stitch. … There are the same number of stitches in each row, not counting the turning chain on each row as a stitch.