Monday, March 5, 2018

Back To Crochet Basics Lesson 5 - Double Crochet in the Round | Post Pooch Designs

Back To Crochet Basics Lesson 5 - 
Double Crochet in the Round 
By Sara Sach

See The Video on my Youtube Crochet
 Channel at This LINK


In Our last Lesson we learned how to Double Crochet (dc)
 in rows. Today's lesson we learning to Double in a Circle
 or in the Round. 
We use the same Stitch but the technique is a little different.
We will also learn about how to Join our Rounds and
 Double Crochet Increase Stitches.


What You Will Need For Today's Lesson:
Crochet Hook - H/ 5.00MM
Yarn - Worsted Weight Yarn (4)
Yarn Needle
Scissors



Our Practice Project Is A Cute Little Basket

Skill: Beginner

Materials:
Crochet Hook - H/ 5.00MM
Yarn - Worsted Weight Yarn (4)
Yarn Needle
Scissors
Tape Measure

Stitches:
Chain (ch)
Slip Stitch (slst)
Single Crochet (sc)
Double Crochet (dc)

Size:  3 X 4 inch

Notes:
Ch1 does not count as a sc
Ch3 counts as a dc
Rounds are Joined with a Slst

R: 1 - Ch 5, join in a circle, ch3, 9 dc in the circle. join to top of ch 3, ch3 (10dc)

R: 2 - 1 dc in the same st as dc, 2 dc in each dc, join to top of ch 3, ch 3 (20 dc)

R: 3 - 1 dc in each dc, join to top of ch 3, ch 3 (20dc)

R: 4 - R: 5 -  Repeat R: 3, only ch 1 after R: 5

R: 6 - 1 sc in each dc, join to 1st sc, Ch 20 join to 11th sc with a slst, 
tie off Weave in ends. ( 20 sc, 20 chs)
Remember:
 Practice Makes Confidence!
Next - Lesson 6
Half Double Crochet Stitches
My Favorite Stitch!
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