The Front Loop Double Crochet (FLdc)

Stitch Description

The Front Loop Double Crochet is a variation on the traditional Double Crochet stitch. The main difference is that instead of inserting your hook underneath the entire stitch, the hook enters the front edge of the stitch, and exits through the center of the stitch, working the double crochet around the front loop. This creates a nice ridged texture on the fabric with relatively little effort.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Yo hook.
  • Step 2: Insert hook under the front loop, and into the middle of the stitch to be worked.
  • Step 3: Yo and draw through.
  • Step 4: Yo and draw through two.
  • Step 5: Yo and draw through last two sts on the hook.

Swatch Photos

FLDC-Example

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