If you have landed here wondering how to do a double crochet stitch, then you are in the right place! The double crochet stitch is one of the easiest stitches in crochet to learn! It is one of the must knows in my opinion when crocheting. You will no doubt find your self coming back to this classic stitch time and time again. I have a step by step picture tutorial below on how to double crochet which is perfect for beginners. Let’s get started!
Easy to Learn!
The double crochet stitch in crochet is simple to learn. I promise once you get the hang of this easy crochet stitch it will become one of your favorites! Now go grab your crochet hook, yarn and lets get started!
You will catch on fast!
I will hopefully succeed in having you stitching the double crochet stitch like a professional in no time! Happy Crocheting Friends!
HOW TO DO THE DOUBLE CROCHET STITCH
TO START YOU WILL NEED…
- Red Heart Soft Yarn in 3 different colors
- Size J 6 mm crochet hook.
- Or any yarn and corresponding hook.
STEP 1: Chain 12 (That is what I used for my sample)
STEP 2: Yarn over hook with loose piece of yarn
STEP 3: Insert hook into fourth chain from hook (3 loops on hook)
STEP 4: Yarn over hook with loose piece of yarn
STEP 5: Pull back through the chain (3 loops on hook)
STEP 6: Yarn over and pull through two loops
STEP 7: You should have two loops now on hook
STEP 8: Yarn over and pull hook through remaining two loops!!
STEP 9: You have completed a double crochet stitch!
Now you can keep on crocheting double crochets to finish up your sample row, so you get a good feel for this stitch. To begin the second row, turn your work & chain three.
Learn how to change colors in crochet too!
When you feel comfortable enough with this double crochet stitch you can change colors which is easy with the how to change colors in crochet tutorial that can be found here. If you prefer video tutorial be sure to follow along with me on YouTube.
Feel free to ask me a question!
I hope you enjoyed this how to do the double crochet stitch guide, and if you have any questions, feel free to send me an email at Krista@rescuedpawdesigns.com. 🙂