How to Create a Foundation Chain - Crochet Tutorial


Tutorial Overview

Crochet usually begins with a series of chain stitches called a foundation chain. In this video we will show you how to create a foundation chain.

Step-by-step guide

  1. Now that you’ve got your slip knot, we’re going to hold the yarn in our left hand.

  2. Move your hook underneath the yarn to create a yarn over.

  3. Catch the yarn with the tip of the hook by rotating your hook face-down.

  4. Draw the hook through the loop.

  5. You’ve now made a chain stitch.

  6. Repeat these steps to your desired length.

And that’s how you make a foundation chain in crochet!

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