How to count stitches

Simply Crochet - - The Guide -

Check your work is cor­rect. Be­ing able to count your stitches is very im­por­tant and helps you to en­sure that you’re fol­low­ing a pat­tern cor­rectly. It’s a good idea to count your stitches at the end of ev­ery row. To count short stitches such as dou­ble cro­chet, look at the plaited tops (see above right). For taller stitches, count the up­right ‘stems’ – each ‘stem’ is counted as a stitch (see right).

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