Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Double Crochet Crossed Stitch

The Double Crochet Crossed Stitch consists of a row of crossed double crochet stitches that alternates with a row of single crochet stitches. The beginning of each double crochet row is chain 3 (which counts as the first dc in that row; the end of each double crochet row is a solitary dc in the last stitch of the previous row. Single crochet rows always start with chain 1, and end with a single crochet in the last stitch of the row.

Foundation Chain:  Make a multiple of 2 chain stitches (+2 more chains)
Step 1:  Double crochet in 5th chain from hook, then dc in 4th chain from hook, crossing over the double crochet you just made.
Step 2:  Skip next chain (or stitch), double crochet in next chain (or stitch); cross over dc just made, and dc in missed chain (or stitch).


{Repeat Step 2 across row, ending with 1 dc in last chain or stitch.}
Step 3:  Chain 1, turn; single crochet across row
Step 4:  Chain 3 (counts as 1st dc in row), turn
{Repeat steps 2 – 4 for pattern.}


  1. Dear Joachim, Your blog is very useful for me and also for my mother to learn so many crochet techniques. Thank you very much and all best wishes..

  2. Ooh, I like this, It makes an interesting twist.

  3. Thank you ladies, for your kind comments! I'm glad you're enjoying my blog and have something special to post for you and all my visitors today:)Back in a bit...

  4. Would this also be considered the twisted double crochet stitch?