Crochet 101 - Slip Knot and Chain Stitch

crochet101Crochet 101 - How to Begin Crocheting with a Slip Knot and Chain Stitch {}

I've been getting a tremendous amount of requests for crochet tutorials from friends, family, and even some fans. I have been asked time and time again by my friends to teach them how to crochet.  I'm not an expert at crocheting. I taught myself a few years ago and I still find that I'm learning new things every day. However, I'm confident enough in my skills to write up some basic tutorials for you all. I'm going to start off with the basic slip knot and chain stitch. The chain stitch is a very important stitch. Most patterns start off with a chain stitch so it's the first thing I want to teach you.

Before we start, you are going to need some materials. A while back, I wrote up a post about how I taught myself how to crochet. If you want to see what materials you're going to need and what I specifically use, you can see that post here. Now that we've gotten that out of the way, let's crochet! Here's how to form your slip knot and being your chain stitch:

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