Double crochet, like the single crochet, builds on a foundation chain as a base.
What stitch is the foundation of all crochet work?
The foundation of so many crochet patterns involve a chain of x stitches followed by working sc/dc into the chain.
What are the parts of a crochet?
Crochet stitches have two parts; the top part of the stitch which has a V-shape (yellow), and the post part of the stitch which is the long part of the stitch (blue). When working INTO a stitch, you insert your hook underneath both of the yellow loops that make up the V-shape at the top of the stitch.
Why do you think chain stitch is the foundation of all crochet stitches?
Foundation stitches make working into the other side of the stitch easier and looks cleaner. If your pattern calls for turning and working into the bottom of your foundation, such as adding a trim, ribbing, or working a mirror pattern, the foundation stitches create the perfect base.
What is slip stitch in crochet?
A slip stitch has very little height. It is used to join stitches that are worked in rounds such as a granny square. It is also used to travel to another part of a row without producing any visible stitches (such as indenting an armhole on a sweater).
What does Foundation single crochet mean?
The Foundation Single Crochet is a method of beginning a project allows you to work your foundation row at the same time as your first row, using the single crochet stitch. It’s great for projects that may have a long foundation row.