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How to Cross Double Crochet – Stitch Tutorial

Have you ever tried a cross double crochet? Also called a crossed double crochet.

If you want a quick and easy peasy stitch to learn, this stitch tutorial is for you friend!

Scroll down to watch the video tutorial or if you’d prefer, there is a text walk through past the video 🙂

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What's to love about the crossed double crochet stitch?

I love this stitch for multiple reasons…

  • It’s so damn easy. If you can double crochet you can do this stitch.
  • It’s worked in a multiple of two, so it’s easy to integrate into lots of different patterns, so long as the row count is divisible by two. 
  • It can easily be amended into a crossed triple stitch (which is what I used in the Hell. Tapestry) or quadruple or quin?tuple?…whatever you want 🙂
  • It adds a nice bit of texture.

This is really my personal go-to stitch variation for designing, when I can’t think of or manage to fit something else, but I want a bit of texture or variation in the fabric.

And, bonus, I think learning to do the crossed double crochet is a nice lead in to learning how to crochet cables 🙂

In just about 6 minutes, you will be on your way to significantly improving your crochet life! Just grab a hook and some yarn and watch the video tutorial below!

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If you do not see a playable, embedded video below, you can click the button to go directly to the YouTube video!

Cross Double Crochet Text Tutorial

If video isn’t your thing, you can follow these steps.

Yarn over.

Skip 1 stitch.

Double Crochet into next stitch.

Yarn over.

Take hook behind the stitch you just worked, then come forward and insert into the stitch you skipped.

Double Crochet into the skipped stitch.

That’s it! You just did a crossed double crochet!

You can easily create this as a crossed triple crochet or whatever length you like!

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