Singles and Doubles Crochet Stitch Tutorial

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The Singles and Doubles Crochet Stitch is an amazing combination of basic crochet stitches such as the single crochet and double crochet stitch.

Most importantly, it’s a variation that’s so easy that you can implement it to many crochet projects & also beginner friendly when you’ve just learned the crochet basics.

The Singles and Doubles crochet stitch is great for patterns such as some sweaters, garments, blankets, washcloths, dishcloths, baby blankets, scarves afghans & much more.

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Notes


Crochet Abbreviations

We try our best to include all crochet abbreviations in the list above for the crochet stitch pattern, but sometimes we may forget one or two.

Learn more about crochet abbreviations & find a complete list on our Crochet Abbreviations & Terms post.

Stitches you need to know


To crochet this stitch, you will need to know the single crochet and double crochet stitch.

To Make A 15 cm x  15 cm / 6 x 6 Inch Square


With the hook & yarn give, I crocheted:

  • Ch 21 st, for a total of 20 stitches per row.
  • 16 rows.
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Crochet a blanket!

Use this crochet stitch pattern to crochet a blanket! Learn more about crochet blanket sizes & making one with any size crochet hook & yarn:

  1. Crochet Blanket Sizes
  2. Any Yarn & Hook Blanket Calculator
  3. Other Crochet Stitches for Blankets

Singles And Doubles Crochet Stitch Tutorial


Find written, video & photo tutorial below.

Written instructions

Row 1:  Sc 1 in 3rd ch from hook, sc 1 in each ch, turn.

Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as dc), dc 1 in each st across, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1 (counts as sc), sc 1 in each st across, turn.

Repeat row 2-3 until project is desired size.

Video tutorial

Photo tutorial

Step 1: Chain row – decide on the number of stitches you want

Work a foundation chain as many stitches as you need. Doesn’t have to be specifically odd or even number or stitches.

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Step 2: Row 1 – Single crochet across

Single crochet in 3rd chain from hook and in each stitch across. Showing first row finished.

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Step 3: Row 2 – Work double crochet across

Chain 2 (counts as first double crochet), double crochet in each stitch across. Showing second row finished.

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Step 4: Repeat row 1 and 2

Repeat row 1 and 2 every other row until project reach desired size. This is how it looks after 3 rows.

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Crochet Patterns Using This Stitch


Did you like this stitch pattern combination of single crochet stitches and double crochet?

What did you make using this crochet stitch? Let me know below!

You can find a similar crochet stitch, featuring the treble crochet here.

Here’s more crochet stitches.

Janne Kleivset

Janne Kleivset

Founder, Crochet Pattern Designer & Owner of Joy of Motion Crochet.

Janne has helped millions of crocheters find their next crochet project with more than 250 free crochet patterns and 110 crochet tutorials on her blog.

With more than two decades of crochet experience, and crochet designing since 2011, she's been featured on multiple prominent sites such as Lion Brand Yarn, in crochet magazines and the OML "Make" book.

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