When you double crochet do you go through both loops?
Step 4: Bring the yarn over the crochet hook from back to front and draw through both loops on the hook (see illustration 30). You have now completed one double crochet; one loop remains on the hook (see illustration 31).
What is front loop double crochet?
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.
Do you crochet in the front or back loop?
Typically, when you crochet you insert your hook under both the front and back loops of the V. But when a pattern asks you to crochet into the back loop, you insert your hook into the back loop only and make your stitch as instructed.
What is the magic circle in crocheting?
A magic ring or a magic circle is a way to begin crocheting in round by crocheting the first round into an adjustable loop and then pulling the loop tight. This is great way to start crocheting your toys, because you can pull the loop very tight so you won’t have a hole in the middle of your first round.
What is third loop in crochet?
The 3rd loop is, to put it simply, the “yarn over” that you make when crocheting a hdc stitch. When you yarn-over and then pull up a loop to begin a hdc stitch, keep an eye on where that “yarn-over” goes.
What is a front loop single crochet?
The Front Loop Single Crochet is a variation of the basic single crochet stitch. It creates a twined ridge along the surface of the fabric if repeated for several rows. This stitch can be used as an independent element of a pattern, or as a pattern in and of itself, as seen in our sample.
What is a half double stitch in crochet?
The half double crochet (abbreviated hdc) is kind of an oddball stitch. The half double crochet falls in between a single crochet and a double crochet in height, but instead of working off two loops at a time, you draw the yarn through three loops on the hook.