Cross Stitch Double (US Single) Crochet
Learn how to crochet this cross stitch double crochet stitch. This is such a simple stitch which offers a truly unique look. This stitch is more effective when using heavier weight yarn (aran weight and above). Be aware though, this stitch will ONLY work in the round making it great for the following type of projects..
Pattern use ideas
- Phone Cases
- Glasses Cases
Materials and Tools
Yarn used: Paintbox Simply Chunky 305
Hook size used: 6mm (US J)
Written in UK terms (See the UK to US Conversion chart)
This pattern gives you the basic principles for the cross single/double crochet, designed to help you create your own projects.
Video tutorial can be found at the base of the post.
Chain(s): ch(s): Yarn over, pull through
Cross Stitch Double Crochet(s): csdc(s): Insert hook into stitch, yarn under, pull up a loop, you will have two loops on the hook. Yarn over, pull through remaining two loops.
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Cross Stitch Double Crochet Stitch Pattern
Foundation: Chain in any number of stitches and join to form a circle
Row 1: Ch 1 (does not class as a st), csdc in each stitch. Ss in first st.
Repeat Row 1 until you reach your desired height