The Turn Chain

Stitch Description

In all crochet patterns, you are going to have a beginning and end of the row. You’ll notice that in most of these patterns you are going to chain a few stitches before we begin. Those chains are going to be equal to the height of the next stitch you are to work. This is called the Turn Chain.

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Lion's Pride Woolspun

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Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hooks

Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hooks are lovely, and feel great in your hand. These 6 inch crochet hooks are made from specially selected, cured, and finished bamboo for an exceptionally smooth feel. Made in Japan.

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Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

In all crochet patterns, you are going to have a beginning and end of the row. You’ll notice that in most of these patterns you are going to chain a few stitches before we begin. Those chains are going to be equal to the height of the next stitch you are to work. This is called the Turn Chain.

Sometimes working the last stitch of the row into the turn chain can be a little tight. We recommend working this last stitch into the middle of the stitch, through the back loop. This gives a looser appearance, but does help in the creation of the stitch.

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TCH-Example-1(Final)

TCH-Example-2(Final)

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