Learn how to crochet the linked double crochet stitch.

linked double crochet stitch tutorial

STITCH DETAILS:

Linked stitches are connected to one another through the posts and form a textured fabric with minimal holes. This stitch is perfect for garments, socks, cushions, and many more projects. To make a linked stitch you will insert your hook from top to bottom into the horizontal bar of the stitch that you made. There are three variations of linked stitches.

  • hdc
  • dc
  • treble

NOTE: When you crochet the linked stitch you will always have to join, this stitch does not work up well in a spiral.

MATERIALS:

Yarn – Bernat Softee Chunky

Hook – Clover Amour 10mm

STITCHES:

ch – chain

dc – double crochet

Linked Double Crochet Stitch Tutorial:

Ch,13. In the first chain from the hook, work a dc.

Working into the horizontal bar of the dc, insert your hook from top to bottom. yarn over and pull up a loop. Insert your hook into the next stitch, and yarn over pull up a loop, yarn over pull through two, yarn over pull through two. Complete this for every stitch.

To start the next row, ch 1, turn. Make a dc in the first stitch and repeat the above instructions.

If you are working this stitch in the round, you will have to use a slip stitch to join to the first stitch.

Need an idea for this stitch, I have written up a socks pattern that uses it.

Let me know what you would use this stitch for.

XOXO

Clarisabeth

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