A close up of the singles and doubles crochet stitch in pink recycled silk yarn with an overlay that reads "HOW TO CROCHET: SINGLES AND DOUBLE STITCH"

How to Crochet: The Singles and Doubles Stitch

Video Tutorial

The Singles and Doubles Crochet Stitch

  • Size: 6"x6"
  • Gauge: 4x4 in DC = 11 sts x 8 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
  • ST - stitch


CH 25
Row 1: Working into the 2nd CH from hook, SC. SC in each stitch across. Turn.
Row 2: CH 3 (counts as 1 DC), sk 1st st, DC in each st across ending in TC. Turn.
Row 3: CH 1 (counts as SC), sk 1st st, SC in each across. Turn. ​
Rows 4-16: Repeat Rows 2-3.
Weave in ends.