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Crochet In A Chain Space Illustrated
With Photos by Sandi Marshall

When a pattern's directions say to crochet in a chain space; the following photos illustrate how to do that.

These photos show the example of crocheting a double crochet stitch in a chain 1 space:

Photo copyright by Sandi Marshall
Step 1: yarn over hook, insert hook in space under the chain 1

Photo copyright by Sandi Marshall
Step 2: yarn over hook, pull loop through chain 1 space

Photo by Sandi Marshall
Step 3: yarn over hook, pull through two loops on hook

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Step 4: yarn over hook, pull through two loops on hook (double crochet made in a chain space).

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