This tutorial is the 6th in a series of 8, designed to teach you the basics of crochet.
How To Make A Double Crochet – Basic Stitches
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
5. How to crochet the half double crochet stitch
Today you will learn how to crochet the double crochet stitch.
The double crochet stitch is one of the most common basic stitches, it is taller than the half double crochet and because of that, your project works up faster.
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 crochet stitch.
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The abbreviation for the double crochet stitch is dc.
This abbreviation is written in US terminology using Craft Yarn Council abbreviations.
Step 1: Start with a chain.
Step 2: Yarn over, insert hook in the 5th chain from hook, yarn over again, and pull up a loop.
You will have three loops on your hook.
Step 3: Yarn over and pull through the first two loops on the hook.
You will have two loops left on your hook.
Step 4: Yarn over again and pull through the two remaining loops on the hook.
Your double crochet stitch is complete.
This is what a row of double crochet stitches looks like.
And this is how you crochet the Double Crochet Stitch. If you found this tutorial helpful, please share and Pin it! Follow me on Pinterest here.
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