# Quick Answer: What does it mean to chain 2 crochet?

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## How do you do chain 2 method?

To start this method, start as you would a straight crochet, with a knot on your hook, and then Chain 2. Then, work the single crochets into the 2nd chain from the hook (which is actually the first chain you made). Let’s say your pattern says 6 SC for the round.

## Do you chain 2 for a double crochet?

For double crochet, ch 2, insert the hook into the back bump of the 2nd chain from the hook, yarn over and pull up a loop, insert hook into stitch at base of chain, yarn over and pull up a loop. You now have 3 loops on your hook. (Yarn over, pull through 2 loops) 2 times to complete the double crochet.

## What does 2 sc in each st around mean?

Translation: Work two single crochets in each single crochet around. Since you are crocheting two stitches in each stitch around, you are doubling the stitch count (from 6 to 12) so that your circle expands outwards. Patterns that say “inc in next st all round” mean the same thing.

## What does 1sc INC mean in crochet?

The “inc, 1 sc” within the brackets means you will make an increase (so 2 single crochet stitches) in the next stitch, followed by 1 single crochet stitch in the stitch after that. … For example, the previous round ended with just 12 stitches, then there were 6 increases in the current round: 12+6 = 18.

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