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Old 02-03-2013, 06:46 AM   #1
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Crochet help

How to I stop the turning chain from looking loose? Sometimes when I have to crochet around the edge of a square the turning chain looks so loose and leaves a gape. Usually it's when they say to chain 3 for a double crochet. Am I better to chain two? And do you crochet into the space of a chain or try to work it into the yarn at the top?


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Old 02-03-2013, 11:12 PM   #2
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Re: Crochet help

I always chain two for double crochet. That seems to keep it the same height as the stitches in the same row. As for your second question, do you mean when you come to the end of a row do you crochet into the turning chain? If so, the answer is yes. The turning chain is counted as the first stitch in a row, so you would crochet right up to it when you're finishing the row above it. Hope that makes sense (and I hope I understood your questions correctly).
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Yes, chain two for dc. Yes, I get it worked into the top chain, not the space.

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