What is EXDC in crochet?

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

  1. Yarn over the hook (yo), which you can read about in How to Yarn Over in Crochet. …
  2. Insert your hook between the 2 front loops and under the back bump loop of the fourth chain from the hook (see Figure 1a). …
  3. Yarn over the hook.
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