What is ex double crochet?
The extended double crochet (abbreviated Edc) is a variation on the standard double crochet stitch (abbreviated dc). Occasionally a pattern may direct you to make extended crochet stitches, which are a little taller than the regular version of the same stitch.
What does double crochet decrease mean?
To decrease in double crochet, work the first double crochet until only 2 loops are on the hook. Yarn over, place hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull through stitch, yarn over, pull through 2 loops (3 loops on hook). Yarn over, pull yarn through all 3 loops for a completed decrease.
How do you start the first row of double crochet?
First things first: Row 1
- Yarn over the hook (yo), which you can read about in How to Yarn Over in Crochet. …
- Insert your hook between the 2 front loops and under the back bump loop of the fourth chain from the hook (see Figure 1a). …
- Yarn over the hook.