What does 1 mean in crochet?

So if you are working a pattern where you use the same stitch across each row, e.g. a row of double crochet, then your stitch multiple is 1.

What does Round 1 mean in crochet?

To begin a crochet design that you work in rounds, you first create a center ring and then crochet the first round. After you complete the number of stitches needed for the first round, join the first and last stitches of the round to complete the circle. Adding more rounds to your work is similar to adding rows.

What is a multiple of 3 plus 1 crochet?

When reading a crochet pattern you may come across a line that says something like, make a foundation chain of 3+1 stitches or something similar. This is the stitch multiple used in that pattern. Different patterns will have different numbers depending on how they are made up.

How much yarn do I need for a blanket crochet?

For a full-size blanket, you will need quite a bit of yarn, probably around 13-18 balls or skeins of yarn. Usually, afghans are very colorful, so you may have one skein of each and, if it’s it’s really colorful, that can add up. If the blanket only has one or a few colors, it may only be 10 skeins.

What does 2ch mean in crochet?

Now you have 15 chains and the pattern says to “sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each. ch across”. That means that you look at your chain, count the first chain away from the hook, which you will skip, then work a single crochet in the 2nd chain away from the hook.

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What does CH 2 SP mean in crochet?

Ch-2 sp means chain-2 space OR the space/hole created by a chain-2 from the previous row. All you need to do when you get to that part is to insert your crochet hook into the hole (vs. the top of a stitch) and work your dc.