Double Crochet Stitch

What Is the Double Crochet?

The double crochet is one of the 3 basic stitches, next to the single crochet and the half double crochet. It’s taller than both the single and half dribble stitches. This stitch is beginner friendly and is used in a multitude of projects.

The double crochet creates a semi dense fabric and is usually used in combination of other stitches and techniques.


YO – Yarn Over

REP – Repeat


CH – Chain

DC – Double Crochet


ST – Stitch

SP – Space

Written Instructions


Starting in the 3rd CH from the hook, YO, insert your hook, YO pull up a loop, YO and pull through 2 loops, YO and pull through remaining two loops.