Is a slip stitch the same as a single crochet?
An English single crochet (sc) would translate as a slip stitch (sl st) in American patterns. A treble crochet (tr) in a vintage pattern, such as those found in Weldon’s, would translate to a double crochet (dc) in current American patterns.
Does the slip knot count as a cast on stitch?
In knitting, the slip knot counts as the first stitch of the cast on. That means that by tying a slipknot, you’ve cast on your first stitch!
What is the difference between a slip stitch and a chain stitch?
To make a row of slip stitches, skip the first chain and then insert your hook into the next stitch. Wrap the yarn around just like you did with the chain stitch, except this time you will pull the yarn through both the loop from the chain AND the loop on your hook. … A slip stitch is the shortest crochet stitch.