How to Crochet the Chainless Single Crochet Foundation

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the chainless single crochet foundation. This 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. Itapos;s great for projects that may have a long foundation row. It creates a different, but attractive, style of edge than the traditional foundation chain.

Skill: Easy

Pattern Instructions:

Step 1: Make a slip knot, chain 2

Step 2: Work hook into the V of the first stitch

Step 3: Yarn over and pull through stitch

Step 4: Yarn over and pull through one loop

Step 5: Yarn over and pull through next two loops

Rep steps 2 – 5

This is what your stitch should look like (click for larger)
Example of the Chainless Single Crochet Foundation

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