Which is considered the foundation of all crochet work?

Which of the following stitches is considered the foundation of the most crochet stitches and pattern?

All crochet begins with a slipknot and then on to make a chain stitch. The knot and stitch is used as a foundation or base for other stitches, to start a new row, and/or to form pattern stitches. 1.

How do you count a single crochet foundation?


  1. Begin with a slip knot on your crochet hook, then chain two.
  2. Insert your hook into the first chain stitch.
  3. Yarn over and pull up one loop. …
  4. Yarn over and pull the yarn through the first loop on your hook. …
  5. Yarn over and pull through both of the loops on your hook to make a single crochet.

Why does my foundation chain curl?

Sometimes your foundation chain can be the source of your curling woes. Either it is too loose, so that whatever stitch you put into it pulls it out of shape, or it is too tight and pulls the other way. Or the chain itself can twist so you inadvertently put a curl into the project.

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