Video:How to Double Crochetwith Edna Kurtzman
Are you ready to move on to a fabulous stitch that will add a whole new dimension to your crochet projects? Learn how easy it is to double crochet!See Transcript
Transcript:How to Double CrochetHi, I'm Edna Kurtzman for About.com, and today I'm going to show you how to do a double crochet.
What Is the Double Crochet?Double crochet is a very useful stitch for many projects. It can be done in a row without a space in between, or it can be done separated by a chain for a looser project. This square is made all with double crochets. Double crocheting may be done in, directly into your starting chain and when that's done, it's generally done into the third chain in from the hook.
How to Double CrochetOne, two, three, wrap the yarn around the hook and insert it in the third chain from the hook. Use the hook to grab the yarn, draw up a loop, wrap again the yarn around the hook. There are three loops on the hook. Pull the yarn just through the first two, wrap the yarn around the hook again and pull it through the remaining two. One double crochet made.
Wrap the yarn around the hook, insert it into the next chain, wrap the yard around the hook and pull it through. Double crochet two times, we're going to do this. Wrap the yarn around the hook pull it through two loops, wrap the yard around the hook, pull it through two loops again. One double crochet made. Wrap the yarn around the hook, insert in the chain. Grab that yarn, pull it through that chain stitch, wrap the yarn around the hook pull through two hoops, wrap the yarn around the hook and pull through the remaining two loops.
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