What is a row in crochet?
When you crochet rows, you need to turn your work, make your turning chain, and start back across the row. With a starting row of 16 single crochet stitches, you can crochet a row of stitches: … Work one single crochet stitch in each single crochet stitch from the previous row all the way to the end.
Does chain 1 count as a stitch?
When you’re working rows of single crochet, you will chain 1 as your turning chain at the beginning of each row. Because this chain does NOT count as a stitch, you will create your first single crochet into that very first stitch.