Basic Stitches

Linked Double Crochet (LDC) Tutorial

The linked double crochet is a double crochet stitch that links to the previous double crochet. The result is a more closed appearance than the regular double crochet gives. Here are the 6 easy steps to making the linked double crochet (ldc) and an example […]

Half Double Crochet – hdc tutorial

Half Double Crochet – hdc tutorial  The half double crochet is a great stitch if you’re looking to add some height to a normal sc (single crochet).  Here are 6 simple steps to the hdc: Step 1: wrap yarn over hook (from back to front) Step 2: insert […]

Extended Double Crochet Stitch

Last week I showed you the extended single crochet, so I thought the next step would naturally be the extended double crochet.  When worked it is taller than a double crochet but not as tall as a treble crochet. EXTENDED DOUBLE CROCHET (EDC) Here are the […]