The Extended Double Crochet (EDC)

Stitch Description

The Extended Double Crochet Stitch is a variation of the Double Crochet, but we add an additional step in the process of making the Double Crochet that gives more height to the stitch, and a different texture.

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Materials Used

Lion's Pride Woolspun

Woolspun, with an exquisite range of neutrals and vivid classic colors, will quickly become your go-to yarn. The 12-ply construction means that garments drape beautifully and afghans and warm weather accessories have a cushiony soft bounce to them. Sold exclusively at Michaels and

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Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hooks

Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hooks are lovely, and feel great in your hand. These 6 inch crochet hooks are made from specially selected, cured, and finished bamboo for an exceptionally smooth feel. Made in Japan.

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Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Yarn over hook.
  • Step 2: Insert hook from front to back through stitch to be worked.
  • Step 3: Yarn over hook.
  • Step 4: Draw loop through fabric.
  • Step 5: Yarn over and draw through first loop only, forming a chain stitch.
  • Step 6: Yarn over and draw through two loops on hook.
  • Step 7: Yarn over and draw through remaining two loops on hook.

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