Does the Slipknot count as a chain?
Whenever you are working from a pattern it will start off by telling you how many crochet chains to make. Never count your first slipknot or the loop on the hook (called the working loop).
Does cast on stitch count as a stitch?
The answer is yes. It is the very first stitch. When you cast on all the stitches you need, you don’t take the slip loop off the needle. Not only is it used when you cast on your knitting stitches but it’s very helpful when you need to add a new color of yarn in your knitting.
Does slip knot count as first stitch?
In knitting, the slip knot counts as the first stitch of the cast on. That means that by tying a slipknot, you’ve cast on your first stitch!
Does a slip stitch add a stitch?
Increasing and decreasing with slip stitch crochet is the same as traditional stitches. Increase: Work 2 slip stitches in the same stitch. Decrease: Slip Stitch 2 Together (insert hook into stitch, insert hook into 2nd stitch (you will have 3 loops on the hook), YO, pull through all the loops on the hook.)
Is casting off Considered a row?
The cast on doesn’t count as a row. But it’s easier to count all the rows in the worked fabric, below the needle, and just not count the loops on the needle. … And that you don’t count your cast on if you’re counting rows.