This tutorial is the 8th and last in a series of 8, designed to teach you the basics of crochet.
At the end of the 8 part tutorial, you will be able to crochet the basic stitches, do a slip knot, chain and make a magic ring.
Last time I showed you
7. How to crochet the treble stitch
Today you will learn how to crochet the double treble stitch.
Below you will find the written tutorial with step by step instructions and photos and a short video that shows you in detail how to make the double treble stitch.
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The double treble stitch is the tallest of all the basic stitches.
When you work with double treble stitches, your project works quickly because the stitch is so tall.
For those who learn better from watching videos, I’ve made a video tutorial to show you how to crochet the double treble stitch.
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The abbreviation for the double treble stitch is dtr.
This abbreviation is written in US terminology using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
Step 1: Start with a chain.
Step 2: Yarn over three times, insert hook in the 7th chain from hook, yarn over again and pull up a loop.
You will have five loops on your hook.
Step 3: Yarn over and pull through the first two loops on hook.
You will have four loops on your hook.
Step 4: Yarn over and pull through again the first two loops on hook.
You will have three loops on your hook.
Step 5: Yarn over and pull through once more through the first two loops on hook.
You will now have two loops remaining on your hook.
Step 6: Finally, yarn over again and pull through the last two loops on hook.
Your double treble stitch is complete.
This is how a row of treble stitches looks like.
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