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In North America, this is the instructions for the Double Crochet and the abbreviation is (dc). In the United Kingdom, this is a Treble Crochet and the abreviation is (tr), but for this lesson we will refer to it, North American style, as a Double Crochet (dc).
Step 1. As shown in this picture and starting with a chain, start by yarn over and insert hook in to the work in the fourth chain from hook.
Step 2. * Yarn over and draw through the work only like the picture shows. You should have three loops on the crochet hook.
Step 3. This picture shows the yarn over and pull through the first two loops only. You should have two loops left on the hook.
Step 4. Yarn over again and pull through all the loops as shown in this picture.
The picture of the completed double crochet that you have made. To continue, yarn over and insert hook in the next stitch and repeat from * in Step 2.
It is always good to practice on some scrap yarn before you need to use it in your project.