What does Ch mean in crochet?
The chain stitch (abbreviated ch) is the basis for all crochet. Almost every crochet pattern begins with a chain stitch. If you’re working in rows, your first row is a series of chain stitches, which is not surprisingly called a foundation chain.
How do I increase my first stitch?
One of the easiest ways to increase is at the beginning of a row. Insert the right-hand needle into the first stitch as if you were going to knit it, but before dropping the stitch off the left-hand needle use the tip of the right-hand needle to place the new stitch onto the left-hand needle.
How do you do Tunisian stitch?
Basically, when you work Tunisian crochet, you’ll follow these steps:
- Crochet a chain (the way that you normally do). Insert your hook into the second chain from the hook.
- Yarn over and pull up a loop. …
- Repeat steps 2-4 across the row. …
- Yarn over and draw through two loops. …
- Those steps create your foundation row.