How to Crochet the Alternative Double Crochet Stitch

How to Crochet the Alternative Double Crochet Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the alternative double crochet stitch. This stitch is an different method for creating a double crocheted fabric. It has a slightly different look and is very easy to perform. It will also work with any pattern that calls for double crochet.

Materials Used in this Tutorial

Knit Outta the Box Washable Lambs Wool

Knit Outta the Box Machine Washable Lambs Wool

This unbelievably soft wool is made from shrink treated Merino Lambs Wool. It offers the wonderful qualities of traditionally spun wool, but with the convenience of machine washing and drying. Garments made from this yarn will not shrink or fade after numerous machine washings and dryings. Made in the USA.

A Crochet Hook


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Pattern Instructions

Skill: Easy

  1. Step 1

    Yarn Over

  2. Step 2

    Insert your crochet hook into the next stitch in your row. (2 loops on hook)

  3. Step 3

    Yarn Over and draw a loop through the stitch. (3 loops on hook)

  4. Step 4

    Yarn Over and draw through the first loop on your hook. (3 loops on hook)

  5. Step 5

    Yarn Over and draw through all three loops on your hook.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Alternative Double Crochet Stitch {Reversible}

Example of the Alternative Double Crochet Stitch {Click for Larger}

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