Chain Stitch (ch)
Standard abbreviation: ch
The most basic stitch, used to start working rows of crochet, also known as the 'foundation chain' and to make open spaces or loops.
Associated term: Chain space
Abbreviation: ch sp
An open space left by making a chain or several chains in a piece of crochet.
slip knot) already on your hook.
A row of chain stitches: