In the video tutorial below you will learn what a Crochet Round and a Crochet Row is.
In crochet patterns you will see that the abbreviation for a crochet round is ‘Rnd’ and the crochet row is ‘row’.
A crochet round (Rnd) is when you work into and around a foundation chain in a circle:
- Make a foundation chain
- Join with a slip stitch into the first chain stitch to form a ring
- Work your crochet stitches into the center of the ring
A crochet round allows you to create crochet projects that are circular. For example, hats, coasters, mats and anything that requires a round shape.
A crochet row (Row) is when you work across the foundation chain:
- Make a foundation chain
- Make your first crochet stitch into the appropriate chain. Refer to my Crochet Turning Chain Chart.
- Work your crochet stitches back across the foundation chain to the end of the row
If you are a right-handed person you start on the row from the right and work across to the left. Vice Versa for left-handed people.
A crochet round allows you to create things such as circles, beanies, socks, mittens, rugs and so on.
A crochet row allows you to create almost anything such as sweaters, afghans, socks, booties, pants, pillows and the list just goes on and on.
This video tutorial on a crochet round and a crochet row is to simply make you aware of the fact that you can either crochet around in a round or crochet across in rows.
Crochet Round and Crochet Row Video Tutorial
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