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Re: Basic crochet chain plus first row all-in-one = Double Base Chain
Posted by: Mother Hen (IP Logged)
Date: March 12, 2009 06:56PM

Double Base Chain Stitch > is what it is called.
I like to use this Double Based Stitch instead of changing hook sizes.
The Squares I make do look much more even .
This stitch also makes for a nicer beginning row look !
It matches the last row.
Try it and see for yourself.



In 2005 Becky posted a site that no longer shows the pictures or the pattern,
BUT I found this info on the Lionbrand site in 2006 >

This Stitch is used in several of the Lionbrand Patterns with this name >
Base Ch/Sc
[cache.lionbrand.com]
STITCH EXPLANATION:
Base Ch/Sc
Start with a slip knot, ch 2, insert hook in 2nd ch from hook, draw up a loop, yo, draw through 1 loop, yo and draw through 2 loops 1 single crochet with its own chain at bottom. Work next stitch under loops of that chain. Insert hook under 2 loops at bottom of the previous stitch, draw up a loop, yo and draw through 1 loop, yo and draw through 2 loops. Repeat for length of foundation.
Note This stitch creates a foundation with more stretch than usual.

Mother Hen <><
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  Basic crochet chain plus first row all-in-one kittenfeathers 03/12/2009 05:36PM
  Re: Basic crochet chain plus first row all-in-one = Double Base Chain Mother Hen 03/12/2009 06:56PM


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