Foundation single crochet (fsc) aka chainless crochet.It's a foundation chain and one row of single crochet simultaneously. By using this method it creates a start edge on your work that is more elastic, then what you get when you first ch and then work sc into each ch. It's also very practical when you don't know how many stitches you need to start with for your project
Written with the absolute beginner in mind, this engaging book teaches all the basics for learning to crochet with step-by-step instructions and photographs. Crocheting skills are learned by working on projects, beginning with something very easy and getting progressively more difficult as the reader works through the book.