What is DC crochet stitch?
The double crochet (abbreviated dc) is one of the most common crochet stitches and is about twice as tall as a single crochet. A double-crochet fabric is fairly solid but not stiff and is great for sweaters, shawls, afghans, placemats, or any number of other home decor items.
How do you find the last stitch in crochet?
Or one stitch to the right if you are working left-handed. The last stitch of a row goes into the top of the turning chain from the row below. The last stitch of a round goes into the last stitch of the previous round. Here’s what that looks like in a stitch charts and on a swatch.
How do you start the first row of double crochet?
First things first: Row 1
- Yarn over the hook (yo), which you can read about in How to Yarn Over in Crochet. …
- Insert your hook between the 2 front loops and under the back bump loop of the fourth chain from the hook (see Figure 1a). …
- Yarn over the hook.