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How to crochet a Foundation Double Crochet

Today we tell you about the The Foundation Double Crochet (FDC). This elastic initial row is performed using a double crochet stitch. Every next stitch is done into the chain stitch, which was made in the base of the previous stitch. A similar method to make the initial elastic row - the Foundation Single Crochet.

So, here is the sequence of execution of the foundation double crochet.

At first make 4 chain stitches.

How to crochet a Foundation Double Crochet - stage 1

Then, make a yarn over.

How to crochet a Foundation Double Crochet - stage 2

Insert your hook into the first loop of chain, grab the working yarn and pull a loop.

How to crochet a Foundation Double Crochet - stage 3

Make a yarn over and pull it through first loop on the hook. Now, there are again three loops on the hook.

How to crochet a Foundation Double Crochet - stage 4

Grab the working yarn and pull it through two loops on your hook. We have two loops on the hook.

How to crochet a Foundation Double Crochet - stage 5

Then again grab the working yarn and pull it through remaining two loops on your hook.

How to crochet a Foundation Double Crochet - stage 6

The process is repeated: make a yarn over, insert your hook into the chain stitch which has just been made, grab the working yarn and pull loop. There are three loops on the hook.

How to crochet a Foundation Single Crochet - stage 7

Make one chain stitch into first loop on the hook and so on ...

How to crochet a Foundation Single Crochet - stage 8

This is ready a Foundation Double Crochet (FDC)

This is ready a Foundation Double Crochet (FDC)

Video Lesson: How to Crochet a Foundation Double Crochet (FDC)

In this video lesson we show in details how to make a foundation double crochet. Our youtube channel is in Russian, but the material understandable and without words and we hope it will be very helpful for you.

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