How to Crochet the Double Crochet Stitch

Janne Kleivset - Joy of Motion Crochet joyofmotioncrochet.com 

First grab your tools and supplies. All you need to learn the double crochet is a crochet hook and yarn!

What you need

It's just seven steps

1. Yarn over 2. Insert hook in next stitch 3. Pull up a loop 4. Yarn over 5. Pull yarn through 2 loops 6. Yarn over 7. Draw through all loops Let's check out the details --->

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The first step of the double crochet stitch is to yarn over from back to front. That's all you need to do!

The second step of the double crochet stitch is to insert the crochet hook into the next stitch. Ready for step 3!

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In the third step of the double crochet stitch you pull up a loop from the next stitch on previous row. You have 3 loops on your crochet hook. 

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In the fourth step of the double crochet stitch you will yarn over from back to front. . Ready for the 5th step!

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The 5th step on the double crochet is to pull through 2 loops on the hook. You now have 2 loops left on your crochet hook. 

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The 6th step of the double crochet is to yarn over from back to front again. Ready for the final step!

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To finalize the double crochet stitch, pull through the 2 loops on the crochet hook. You are now finished!

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The Result

A dc-stitch. One of the most basic crochet stitches to learn and is used in lots of amazing crochet patterns!

Voilá !

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