Can you mix stitches in crochet?
Yes, you can mix your crochet stitches without ruining your crochet project. You can combine basic crochet stitches in many different ways to create various textures and sculptured effects. By combining basic crochet stitches, you can form new stitch patterns that you can use for your various crochet projects.
How do you figure out how many stitches to cast on?
The Stitches to Cast-On = (dW x S/W). Divide Stitches counted in swatch by swatch Width measured. Multiply by Desired Width. So for the example for the above you will take your 4×4 measured area.
How many stitches are in a crochet chain?
To know how many chain stitches for a blanket is quite impossible because you have to consider the gauge, yarn, and hook. However, you can expect your starting chain to range from 90 to 225.
What is the biggest crochet stitch?
The treble crochet is a tall stitch that works up quickly and a little taller than the double crochet. Remember, you will never work in the first chain from the crochet hook, unless the pattern you are working specifically directs you to do so. We will now begin working Row 1 of treble crochet.
Does slip stitch count as a stitch?
When counting your chain stitches at the start of a pattern—which you must do very carefully before continuing—note that the loop on the crochet hook is never counted as a stitch and the starting slip knot is never counted as a stitch.
Does a slip stitch add a stitch?
Increasing and decreasing with slip stitch crochet is the same as traditional stitches. Increase: Work 2 slip stitches in the same stitch. Decrease: Slip Stitch 2 Together (insert hook into stitch, insert hook into 2nd stitch (you will have 3 loops on the hook), YO, pull through all the loops on the hook.)
What is a sc2tog stitch?
‘sc2tog’ means to use single crochet to join two stitches together. It is a way to decrease (make the item smaller.) Insert hook into stitch and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next stitch and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.