How many chains do you need for a star stitch?

How many turning chains do you need to crochet?

Crochet a turning chain (one or more chain stitches that you make after you’ve turned your crocheted work) before you begin your next row.

How to Crochet a Turning Chain.

Stitch Name and Abbreviation Number of Turning Chains Needed
Double crochet (dc) 3
Triple crochet (tr) 4
Double triple crochet (dtr) 5

Do you count the slip knot as a stitch in knitting?

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! So, how do you make a slip knot? Thankfully, it’s easy-peasy.

Does it matter which way you turn your work in crochet?

It may not seem like it matters, but turning in crochet ought to be done consistently each time. That is, you should be turning the same way every time you turn to the next side. The turn creates a neat edge, which is important if you are joining two pieces or seaming garments.

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