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Basic Stitches – Double Crochet (UK Treble Crochet)

Double (UK treble) crochet (dc) is one of the first stitches I learned and is used throughout many crochet projects, including the classic granny square. A double crochet is taller than a half double crochet and works up by adding an extra step to the process. This stitch is also used in filet crochet, making… Continue reading Basic Stitches – Double Crochet (UK Treble Crochet)

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Basic Stitches – Half Double Crochet (UK Half Treble)

Just as the name suggest, a half double (UK half treble) crochet (hdc) is in between a single (UK double) crochet and a double (UK treble) crochet. It is slightly taller than aΒ single crochet and smaller than a double crochet, and can be achieved by adding one simple step in the process. When crocheting with… Continue reading Basic Stitches – Half Double Crochet (UK Half Treble)

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Basic Stitches – Chain and Single Crochet (UK Double Crochet)

The majority of all crochet projects use the basic crochet stitches. They are all easy to learn and once you have mastered them, can be incorporated into any crochet piece. Throughout this tutorial and future tutorials, I will be writing in US crochet terms. Chain Stitches A chain stitch is used to create foundation rows… Continue reading Basic Stitches – Chain and Single Crochet (UK Double Crochet)