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How to crochet a Crossed Double Crochet

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In this lesson we'll tell and show you how to make the crossed double crochet. The crossed double crochet (crossed dc) is indicated with the following chart symbol:

Chart symbol of the crossed double crochet (crossed dc)

We begin to crochet, with the required amount of chain stitches plus 3 turning chains. Then we make the double crochet stitch into the fifth off the hook loop (the loop on the hook is not counted).

How to crochet the crossed double crochet stitch (crossed dc) - Stage 1

Make the yarn over, insert the hook of the previous loop (fourth loop) of the chain, grab and pull the working yarn.

How to crochet the crossed double crochet stitch (crossed dc) - Stage 2

We finish the double crochet stitch, and we see that the post of this stitch crossed the post of the previous stitch. Here are the crossed double crochet stitches:

How to crochet the crossed double crochet stitch (crossed dc) - Stage 3

The crossed double crochet stitch used most often, but you can crochet them with a lot of the yarn over, for example with two. The principle of crochet is the same. In the photo: the lower row - the crossed double crochet stitches (crossed dc), the top row - the crossed treble crochet stitches (crossed tr).

In the photo: the lower row - the crossed double crochet stitches (crossed dc), the top row - the crossed treble crochet stitches (crossed tr)

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