Hello everyone! I hope that you are having a good day. Mine is going well at the moment. Today we are going to learn the basics of the single crochet into the chain you have been practicing the last few weeks. Once again this post will be a “lecture” and not a “lab”, but it’s still very important. No falling asleep in the back of the class!
The first single crochet into the chain is going to be frustrating, but it’s very important that you persevere. Once you are over this hurdle, the rest should be much easier.
Today, we are going to learn the foundation of all crochet projects. Whether you are going back and forth in rows or going around a center point, you will need to know the chain stitch. And you won’t just see it in the beginning of a project. It is used in many other stitches and patterns.
Unfortunately, the chain stitch also seems to be the hardest for a crocheter to master. This is why I recommend doing chains upon chains until you have enough to wrap around several hundred Christmas Trees. (Okay, that last sentence was a bit of an exaggeration, but you should practice as much as you can.)