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Learn how-to foundation double crochet in #TechniqueTuesday with Tammy from Posh Patterns and then crochet her Easy Infinity Scarf.


  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 1
    Step 1

    Begin with chain 2.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 2
    Step 2

    Yarn over, insert hook into the first chain (the one furthest away from the hook), yarn over, and pull up a loop. You now have 3 loops on your hook.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 3
    Step 3

    Yarn over, pull through 1 loop. This is actually creating the "chain" portion of your foundation row.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 4
    Step 4

    Yarn over, pull through 2 loops.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 5
    Step 5

    Yarn over, pull through last 2 loops. This completes the first foundation double crochet.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 6
    Step 6

    This is a view of the bottom, and the arrow points to where you will be inserting your hook to begin the next stitch. The stitch that the arrow is pointing at is the "chain" portion of the foundation double crochet that was made in step 3.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 7
    Step 7

    Yarn over and insert your hook into the "chain" on the bottom of the piece. Yarn over and pull up a loop.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 8
    Step 8

    After you pull up a loop through the chain, you will have 3 loops on your hook again.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 9
    Step 9

    Yarn over, pull through 1 loop.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 10
    Step 10

    Yarn over, pull through 2 loops.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 11
    Step 11

    Yarn over, pull through last 2 loops. This is your second completed foundation double crochet.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 12
    Step 12

    As you continue to work the foundation double crochet stitches, you will be beginning each one in the closest chain stitch to your hook. The arrow is indicating what the "chain" stitches will look like on the bottom of the piece.

  • How to double crochet . Foundation Double Crochet - Step 13
    Step 13

    This is what a row of foundation double crochet looks like. You can make the length of this row as long as you need for the project that you will be beginning. To begin your next row, when the foundation row is finished, simply chain 2 and turn your work, if you are working back and forth. If you are working in rounds, you can bring your first and last stitches together, and join them at the top with a slip stitch.

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gloria.varos
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Good directions
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