How to do a double crochet

Double crochet (abbreviated dc) is a one of the basic crochet stitches.

how to do a double crochet



At all crochet schemes double crochet symbol would appear as:

double crochet - dc - stitch symbol

At the scheme below you can see a stitches of double crochet.

dc - stitches scheme

Double crochet instructions

Yarn over the hook and insert hook in the last stitch of the previous row under top two loops.

how to do a double crochet - step 1

Catch the yarn.

how to do a double crochet - step 2

Pull the yarn back through the loop. You should now see three loops of yarn on your hook.

how to do a double crochet - step 3

Bring the yarn over the crochet hook from back to front and draw through the first two loops on the hook. You now have two loops on the hook.

how to do a double crochet - step 4

Bring the yarn over the crochet hook from back to front and draw through both loops on the hook.

how to do a double crochet - step 5

Repeat the process inserting hook in the following stitches of the previous row under top two loops.

how to do a double crochet - step 6

 

Video tutorial

 

Guide to Back Loop Double Crochet

double crochet - stitche guide

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  1. William

    Nice
    Thanks for such passion for every detail in the instruction. And I really like your illustrations!
    Double crochet has always been a hard topic for me, but not anymore.

    Waiting for a video tutorial!