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How to Adjust Your Foundation Chain Without Unraveling your First Row in Crochet

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Have you ever had to start a crochet project with a long chain of say more than 200 chains and lost count? At the end of the row do you get frustrated when you don’t have enough chains or have too many extra chains?


Now you can adjust the length of your foundation chain without unraveling your first row. Watch the video below to learn this useful tip.



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Sheri Harding Felten

Friday 22nd of November 2019

You are brilliant!! What a great trick to have!!! Thank you....

April Evans

Tuesday 20th of August 2019

Hi Myrna, Thank you so much for the video on how to fix your foundation chain. I was trying to figure this out when I received your email. I am new to crocheting and did not know how to do this. You really made my day. Now I can finish my scarf. Again thanks for the great video. I will send a picture when I'm finished.

Myrna Loy

Friday 8th of March 2019

Your intruction manner and tutorials very easy to follow and understand thank you..NEVER too old to LEARN.


Friday 8th of March 2019

Hi Myrna, I am so glad to hear that especially since I am not a native English speaker and making videos always makes me nervous.


Tuesday 21st of November 2017

I often have too many chains. I always pulled them out and started over. Wow, you make it look so easy to shorten my chain. I NEVER thought of doing it the way you just showed on your tutorial. Thanks a million!


Tuesday 21st of November 2017

I am really glad you found it helpful. Thank you for visiting my blog.

Debbie D

Friday 17th of November 2017

Fabulous tutorial! Thank you so much!


Tuesday 21st of November 2017

You are welcome, I am glad you found it helpful