How do I use Hdss?
The Half Double Slip Stitch or HDSS.
- Insert your hook into the back loop only, yarning over and drawing up the second loop on your hook.
- Now insert your hook through the whole stitch, front and back loop. …
- Yarn over and draw up your third loop on your hook.
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.
Is slip stitch the same as 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.