Double Crochet Tutorial

Double Crochet Tutorial


This is a double crochet tutorial where you can see an easy step-by-step procedure on how to double crochet

In English books, you can read it like this dc.

In an international book that uses symbols, read it like this or you may see it to be this way....


A double crochet or dc is about twice the height of a single crochet stitch. This is a popular stitch producing looser fabric than single crochet. In this tutorial you will see the step-by-step procedure on how to make a double crochet in foundation chain and double crochet in second row.



Double Crochet in Foundation Chain


Make a foundation chain.


Step 1: When working the first row of double crochet on the foundation chain, start your stitch in the fifth chain from the hook (3 skipped chains count as double crochet, 1 skipped chain count as foundation chain).


Step 2: Draw the yarn through the stitch, there are now four loops on the hook, yarn over the hook again, draw the yarn through two loops.


Step 3: There are three loops on the hook now, yarn over the hook again, draw the yarn through two loops.


Step 4:  Draw the yarn through two loops, there are two loops remaining on the hook.


Step 5: Yarn over again, and draw it through the remaining loops on the hook. 


One loop remain on the hook. One double crochet made. 

"Practice Makes Perfect". Having enough practice with this stitch will get you better as crocheter.


Double Crochet in Second Row


Step 1: When working the double crochet (dc) on the next row, always chain 3 (3 chains count as your first double crochet (dc)), then turn, skip first stitch and start your second double crochet (dc) in the next stitch. 


Step 2: Place the yarn over the hook and then insert the hook through the upper two strands of the stitch to be worked.


Step 3: Yarn over the hook then draw the yarn through two loops, 


There are three loops on the hook.


Step 4: Yarn over the hook, draw the yarn through two loops, there are two loops on the hook now, yarn over the hook again,


Step 5: Draw the yarn through the remaining two loops on the hook. One loop remains on hook. One double crochet (dc) made.



Right side of Double Crochet

Double Crochet Tutorial


Wrong Side of Double Crochet


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