# What is a stitch multiple?

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A stitch multiple is simple the number of stitches needed to complete your pattern repeat. So if you are working a pattern where you use the same stitch across each row, e.g. a row of double crochet, then your stitch multiple is 1.

## What does multiples mean in crochet?

When a designer mentions a multiple in their crochet pattern, they are letting you know how many chains you need to create the stitch pattern. If you see “Chain a multiple of 12,” it means you need 12 stitches to create the design or stitch pattern.

## What does it mean when a chain counts as a stitch?

When you’re working rows of treble crochet, you will chain 4 as your turning chain at the beginning of each row. This chain DOES count as a stitch, meaning you will skip the very first stitch (sometimes called a false stitch) and create your first treble crochet into the next stitch.

## What is a multiple of 3 2?

Common multiples of 2 and 3 include 6, 12, 18, and 24.

## What are the multiples of 6?

Here again are the multiples of 6, 0, 6, 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42, 48, 54, 60, 66, 72, 78, 84, 90, 96,… If we divide any of these multiples by 6, we get a quotient with remainder zero.

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## How many stitches do you need to crochet a blanket?

3.75 stitches per inch x 39″ (twin size) = 146.25. Round to 146 stitches. That’s your starting chain.

## What are the multiples of 3?

SOLUTION: multiple of 3: 3,6,9,12,15,18,21,24,27,30,33,36,39,42,45,48,51,54,57,60,63,66,69,72,75,78,81,84,87,90,93,96,99. multiple of 4: 4,8,12,16,20,24,28,32,36,40,44,48,52,56,60,64,68,72,76,80,84,88,92,96. therefore, first three common multiples between 3 and 4 12,24,36.

## How do you calculate crochet stitches?

To count the rows: look at the sides of the fabric and count the single crochet stitches from the bottom to the top. To count the stitches in your swatch, look at the single crochets along the row from left to right. Keep in mind that the turning chain (that you will find on the edge of the row) counts as a stitch.

## What is DC crochet stitch?

The double crochet (abbreviated dc) is one of the most common crochet stitches and is about twice as tall as a single crochet. A double-crochet fabric is fairly solid but not stiff and is great for sweaters, shawls, afghans, placemats, or any number of other home decor items.

## Does a turning stitch count as a stitch?

The turning chain almost always counts as the first stitch of the next row, except for the single crochet.

## What does Dec mean in crochet?

Double crochet decrease (dc dec): Work a double crochet in the specified stitch until two loops remain on the hook (see illustration 4).