Hi everyone! I have a question about a simple pattern/technique that must be so obvious that I cannot find a single description of it anywhere on the web! The last line of my pattern says: "TAB: With crochet hook, ch 12. Fasten off. Join in ring at top of Tea Cozy." I've seen videos about the chain crochet stitch, which is simple, but I have no idea how to chain onto the end of a knit swatch, and I have no idea what "Tab" means, what "fasten off" means, or how to "join in a ring". I am extremely surprised that I can't find a single description of how to crochet chain stitches onto a knitted row - it's probably very simple, but I don't want to guess and probably do it wrong!
The previous row said to break yarn leaving a long end, and then draw end through rem stitches and fasten securely. (I wish patterns would specify stuff like how long is "a long end", or how to "fasten securely"!!
) For the latter, I have no clue so I just pulled it through and left the end dangling to weave in later.
Thanks for all your help - if it wasn't for forums and helpful fellow knitters, I would have no clue how to do the simplest pattern, because I can't find this basic info on the web (googled it!) or in my reference books.
I probably need to increase my knitting library (or check a lot out from the library).
Thanks again! - Jessica