How to Crochet a Turning Chain

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The trick to making a turning chain is to make the proper number of chains and start the new row in the correct stitch.

Learn how to turn your work at the end of a row to begin a new row when single crocheting by watching the video and reading the written instructions below:

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If you are working single crochets, at the end of the row:

Chain once.

Turn your work.

Insert the hook in the first stitch.

Some people prefer to turn the work first and then chain. Either way is correct. This is entirely up to you.

Slip Knot: Learn the Slip Knot
Chain Stitch: Learn to Chain Stitch
Single Crochet: Learn to Single Crochet
Double Crochet: Learn to Double Crochet
Split Single Crochet: Learn to Crochet the Split Single Crochet
Turning Chain: Learn the Turning Chain

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