Thursday, March 31, 2016

How to Crochet: Herringbone Double Crochet Tutorial (HBdc) My Latest #Crochet Writing

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Herringbone double crochet (HBdc) is one of the first special stitches I learned. It is an easy way to create texture in any project. To achieve the full effect of the stitch, Herringbone double crochet should be worked back and forth in rows. For the purpose of practicing this skill, we’ll make a swatch in this tutorial. Yarn and hook size don’t matter for this practice swatch.

ch – chain
fsc – foundation single crochet (link to tutorial)
HBdc – Herringbone double crochet

Instructions in brief: Yarn over, insert hook into stitch. Yarn over, and pull loop through stitch and first loop on hook. Yarn over and pull through one loop on hook. Yarn over and pull through both remaining loops on hook. Herringbone double crochet made.

Note: Any foundation will work, but to save time, I decided to use the foundation single crochet to begin the project.

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Foundation: Make 10 fsc

The photo below shows this done.

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