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Turning Chain - Definition of Crochet Terms - About.com
A turning chain is typically worked in between rows of crochet stitches. Its purpose is to facilitate the transition between one row of crochet and the next row.
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How to Do Half Double Crochet Stitch Worked in Rows - About.com
When you reach the end of the row, and you run out of chain stitches to work into, end the row by working two chain stitches. These will be your turning chain; ...
http://crochet.about.com/od/learntocrochet/tp/half-double-crochet-stitch.01.htm
How to Figure the Starting Chain for Filet Crochet - About.com
That's your starting chain. Add number of chains for turning chain before starting first row: If the first square on the chart is a solid mesh, then chain 3 (counts as ...
http://crochet.about.com/library/blfiletchain.htm
Easy Vertical Crochet Trim -- Free Patterns - About.com
Find free crochet patterns for easy trims useful as insertions, purse straps etc. Learn how turning chains can be used as design elements when crocheting trim.
http://crochet.about.com/od/edgings/ss/Vertical_Edgings.htm
Learn the Solid Shell Stitch With Photos and Pattern Instructions
Starting Chain Formula: Multiple of 6 stitches plus 1, then add 1 more for base ... to ** to end of row, ending the last repeat with 3 dc in last sc, skip turning chain.
http://crochet.about.com/library/blsolidshell.htm
How to Treble Crochet - About.com
The turning chain for a treble crochet stitch is usually 4 stitches, meaning that you will work 4 chain stitches in between each of your rows of treble crochet stitch.
http://crochet.about.com/od/learntocrochet/tp/how-to-treble-crochet-free-stitch-tutorial-and-instructions.01.htm
Other Starting Chain for Word Ann Name Doily in Filet Crochet
As shown on each letter page, the basic starting chain is given separately from the turning chain that will make the first mesh of the first row. You only need one ...
http://crochet.about.com/library/nwordann.htm
How To Do a Filet Lacet Fancy Mesh
When a lacet is the first square in a row on the chart, make it this way (includes the turning chain): chain 6, skip next 2 stitches or chains, single crochet in next ...
http://crochet.about.com/c/ht/00/07/How_Filet_Lacet_Fancy0962932607.htm
How to Crochet the Basic V Stitch -- Free Instructions - About.com
Row 2: your turning chain counts as the first dc in the row. Dc in next dc. Ch 1, work 1 v st in ea v st across the row. Ch 1, skip next ch, work 1 dc in ea of the last 2 ...
http://crochet.about.com/od/crochetstitches/tp/how-to-crochet-the-v-stitch.htm
Easy Single Crochet Scarf Beginner's Free Pattern - About.com
The chain 1 at the end of the row makes it possible to turn the crocheted piece around so you can start the next row (a chain 1 is used to turn when the next row  ...
http://crochet.about.com/library/blbegscarf.htm
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