To work the crossed double crochet stitch, you work a foundation row of single crochet followed by a row of X stitches. The X is formed by skipping a stitch, doing a double crochet then going back and stitching a double crochet into the skipped stitch. It is really quite simple.

Materials and Supplies

Any weight yarn with the appropriate size crochet hook. Our sample was made using worsted weight yarn and a size H (5.0 mm) crochet hook.

ch = chain
dc = double crochet
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
st = stitch

Craft Instructions

Multiple of 2 stitches (add 1 for base chain)

Foundation row: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. You should have an even number of stitches.
Row 1: Ch 2, Work through both loops now and throughout dc in 1st stitch *sk 1, dc in next sc, dc in skipped stitch; repeat from * to last st, dc in last st
Row 2: Ch 1, sc in each dc across
Repeat rows 1 and 2

Printable Instructions

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