How do you double crochet into a 4th chain?

2Yarn over the hook (yo) and insert your hook between the 2 front loops and under the back bump loop of the fourth chain from the hook.

Do you count the chain on the hook?

The chain on your hook does not count as a chain stitch. There will always be a loop on your hook while you’re crocheting no matter what stitch you’re using. It never counts.

How many chains do you need for a throw blanket?

To give you an estimate, the chain stitches you’ll need for a blanket range from 90 to 225 chains. This is because every blanket type differs in size, and you have to consider the yarn thickness and personal gauge. You may also be using a bigger hook, so the chains you’ll do might be lesser.

Do you Chain 2 or 3 for double crochet?

Instructions typically tell you to chain 3 for a double crochet or chain 4 for a treble crochet. Instead, chain one less. In other words, chain 2 for a double-crochet turn or chain 3 for a treble-crochet turn.

What is a double stitch?

: a stitch (as in a pamphlet) made by fastening two loops of a single thread in the center of the fold.

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