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dc = double crochet

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The double crochet is about twice the height of a single crochet. It is a very popular stitch producing a looser fabric than single crochet.

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Make foundation chain 2 chains more than the number of double crochet stitches called for. Skip first 3 chain stitches (will count as the turning chain).



Yarn over hook once, insert hook from front to back in the center of the fourth chain from the hook.



Yarn over, draw the yarn through the chain (3 loops on hook).



Yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook (2 loops remain on hook).



Yarn over, draw through 2 loops on hook (one double crochet complete).



Yarn over, insert hook in the center of next chain, yarn over, draw yarn through stitch, yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook, yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook. Repeat across to end of foundation chain.

To begin the second row, turn your work. Chain three for the turning chain.

Skip the first double crochet below the turning chain. Yarn over, insert hook from front to back under the top 2 loops of the next double crochet in the row below, yarn over, draw yarn through stitch, yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook, yarn over, draw yarn through 2 loops on hook (first double crochet complete). Repeat this step in each double crochet across and in the top of the turning chain at the end of the row.





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