Why do you think chain stitch is the foundation of all crochet stitches?
Foundation stitches make working into the other side of the stitch easier and looks cleaner. If your pattern calls for turning and working into the bottom of your foundation, such as adding a trim, ribbing, or working a mirror pattern, the foundation stitches create the perfect base.
What is the foundation of all crochet stitches?
What are Foundation crochet stitches? Well I am glad you asked, a foundation crochet stitch is an alternative to chaining and working your stitches back across your chains. Instead the base chain is built right into the stitch.
Why is my foundation chain curving?
Sometimes your foundation chain can be the source of your curling woes. Either it is too loose, so that whatever stitch you put into it pulls it out of shape, or it is too tight and pulls the other way. Or the chain itself can twist so you inadvertently put a curl into the project.
Where Does the hook go in a foundation chain?
Under the bumps in the foundation chain
Hold your foundation chain so that the bumps are uppermost. Insert your hook into a stitch under a bump strand and above the two V strands. You will see the Vs at the lower edge of your crochet.