Make a slipknot and position it near the end of the hook. Wrap the working yarn (yarn that is attached to the ball) around the hook (also called a yarn over
Pull the yarn through the loop with the hook. You’ve just made one chain stitch
Repeat steps 1-2 to make as many chains as your pattern needs.
To count your chains, hold it up so the “V”s are lined up. Do not count the loop on the hook or the initial slipknot. Each V counts as one.