Double Crochet – Beginners Series

Lesson Three – Double Crochet (dc)

You will need to start with your foundation chain. Double crochets will be  worked into to the chain. In written patterns its is abbreviated to (dc).

Chain 28
You will make you 1st dc into the 4th loop from your hook.

Row One
Yarn over, insert hook into the 4th loop from hook. (Pic 1)
Yarn over and pull through stitch. (3 loops on hook) (Pic 2)
Yarn over, pull through 2 loops on hook. (Pic 3)
Yarn over Pull trough last 2 loops on hook.  (Pic 4)
1st double crochet (dc) made.
Repeat in the next chain until you reach the end (Pic 5)
Your will have 25 Double Crochet (DC)

Double Crochet ch

Row Two
Chain 3 and turn your work (So you are working right to left)
Yarn over, insert hook into the 2nd stitch. (Pic 6)
( We do not go into the 1st stitch, The chain 3 you made acts as the 1st stitch)

dc6

Continue as in row 1

Repeat to end (25 dc),. Continue to repeat Row 2

Click here for Lesson Four- Half Double Crochet

 

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