Most people feel that their starting chains are tighter than the rest of the work. Here’s one way to make it stretchier.
Step 1: (This isn’t typical) Make a DOUBLE yarn-over by wrapping the yarn in the OPPOSITE direction. Note that I needed to hold the yarn tail. This was to stop it from winding around like crazy.
This is just a sampling of what’s in our Casting On and Binding Off PDF!