The Chain Stitch

There’s a new video tutorial up from moogly! We’ve got dozens more planned, but sometimes it’s good to start at the very beginning. For those who are thinking about taking up crocheting, here’s the very first thing you need to learn – how to crochet a chain!

Now you can make necklaces, bracelets… try chaining using a chain as your yarn! It’s only step one and you’re already crafting. Stay tuned for more, we’re making them as fast as we can.

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  1. […] Chaining is the most basic skill in crochet. And it still takes time to master! You’ll likely make hundreds of feet of chains before you gain the skills to always have truly consistent chains. This is where you’ll learn how it’s most comfortable for you to hold the yarn and hook as you work, and how to keep your tension consistent. And don’t make them too tight – you’ll need to get your hook back in there later! If you’re really itching to make your first project, you can make a really really long chain and loop it around multiple times for a bracelet or necklace – or use it as ribbon to tie up a pretty present! More on Chaining here. […]

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