Crochet in the Chain Space

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Many times a pattern will instruct you to work into a chain space instead of into a particular stitch.  A chain space is a "bridge" created by one or more chains.


Pattern Abbreviation:  ch sp

 

 

The photos below show an example of a double crochet stitch being worked into a chain space.


Crochet in the Chain Space, Step 1

 

The photo shows an example of a chain space within crochet work. 

Crochet in the Chain Space, Step 2

 

To create a stitch within a chain space, insert the hook within the space, and create the appropriate stitch.

Crochet in the Chain Space, Step 3

 

Photo shows a completed stitch within the chain space.