A close up of the crossed double crochet stitch in pink recycled silk yarn with an overlay that reads "HOW TO CROCHET: CROSSED DOUBLE CROCHET STITCH".

How to Crochet: The Crossed Double Crochet Stitch

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The Crossed Double Crochet Stitch

  • Size: 6"x6"
  • Gauge: 4x4 in DC = 11sts x 9 rows
  • Yarn: 17g of DGY worsted weight recycled silk
  • Crochet Hook Size: 4.5mm


  • CH - Chain
  • DC - Double Crochet
  • SC - Single Crochet
  • SK - Skip a Stitch
  • TC - Turning Chain
  • 2Cdc - Two Crossed Double Crochet: sk next st, 1 DC in to next st, 1DC into skipped st working over previous DC
  • ST - stitch


CH 26
Row 1: Sk 3 (counts as DC) *2Cdc over next 2 CH; rep from * ending one DC in last CH. Turn.
Row 2: CH 1 (counts as SC), sk 1, SC in each st to end, working last in top of TC. Turn.
Row 3: CH 3 (count as DC), sk 1, *Work 2Cdc over next 2 sts; repeat from * ending DC into TC. Turn. ​
Rows 4-17: Repeat Rows 2-3.
Weave in ends.