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Double crochet

Bring your yarn over the hook from back to front before placing the hook in the stitch. Now insert your hook in the fourth chain - without counting the loop on the hook (1). Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw the yarn through the chain stitch. You now have three loops on the hook (2). Wrap the yarn over the hook again and pull it through the first two loops on the hook (3). You now have 2 loops on the hook. Wrap the yarn over the hook one last time and draw it through both loops on the hook (4). You have now completed one double crochet. To continue bring your yarn over the hook and insert it in the next chain stitch (5). Work the first stitch. To raise the yarn, make three chain stitches. Start the next double crochet in the second stitch. Be sure to insert your hook under both loops of this stitch (7).

double crochet instructions

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