Crochet – Double Crochet
It’s time to take a look at a crochet stitch again. This time I’ve chosen a stitch that I hardly ever use in my designs. I don’t really know why I always seem to skip this stitch, it’s a great stitch that is really comfortable to create. Let me introduce you to the ‘Double Crochet’.
The abbreviation used in most crochet patterns for a double crochet (in British, treble crochet, ‘tb’) is ‘db’. In diagrams, a db is
To crochet a double crochet, follow these instructions:
– yarn over and poke your hook in the fourth chain from your hook (image 1)
– pull the yarn through the chain. There should be three loops on your hook now.
– yarn over again and pull the yarn through two hoops on your hook (image 2) There should still be two loops on your hook.
-yarn over one last time and pull the yarn through the two loops on your hook (image 3)
-there you have it, a double crochet! (image 4)
-head on to the next stitch and repeat (image 5)