Learning crochet can be complex sometimes. I remember when I was starting out and did not know which stitches to start with or the projects that were beginner friendly. Almost 90% of crochet projects start with a chain stitch. In some patterns, it is abbreviated as ch and symbolized as a small o
What You Will Need.
- Medium weight/ worsted yarn. Acrylic will be the best option if you’re just starting out.
- 5mm crochet hook.
Crochet Chain Stitch Tutorial
Start by making a Slip Knot
- Step 1
Make a loop by passing the shorter end of yarn (about 6”) under the main yarn.
- Step 2
Insert hook in this loop created and yarn over the longer yarn.(wrap the longer/working yarn on your hook) see pic below.
- Step 3
Pull the yarn through the loop, them pull the shorter end of yarn to close the knot.
After making a slip knot, proceed to the Chain Stitch
To make a chain, yarn over(wrap yarn over hook as shown below) then pull through the loop already on your hook.
Repeat this until you have the desired number of chains.