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How to Make a Crossed Double Crochet Stitch

6 of 8 in Series: The Essentials of Double Crochet

For the crossed double crochet stitch (abbreviated crossed dc), you work two double crochet stitches on an angle. When you make a crossed double crochet stitch, you end up with a pattern that looks like an X.

1

Decide where you want to place the crossed double crochet stitch and skip a stitch at that point in the row.

Don't worry, you'll be going back to that skipped stitch.

2

Work 1 double crochet (dc) in the next stitch.

Work the stitch one over from the skipped stitch.

3

Work 1 double crochet in the stitch that you skipped.

By working the double crochet behind or in front of the first double crochet stitch you complete the stitch.

4

Gaze in wonderment at your completed crossed double crochet stitch.

The completed stitch makes an X in the row.

5

Repeat the preceding steps to continue working crossed double crochet stitches across the row.

Stitch diagrams use symbols to give you a pictorial description of the pattern design — and may or may not include written directions. These are the symbols for a crossed double crochet stitch, either of which you might find in a crochet stitch diagram.

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