Crochet – double every … stitch

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Kreis häkeln - aus halben Stäbchen - Runde 3If you are advised to double every … and … stitch, you always crochet two stitches in the new round or row into one stitch of the previous round or row in regular intervals.

Tip: If there isn’t mentioned which kind of stitches should be crocheted in the new round, the crochet piece usually consists almost exclusively of a certain kind of stitches an then this is meant as well. For example Amigurumis are mainly crocheted with double crochet stitches and then this instructions always means double crochet stitches.

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Crochet – double every … stitch

Kreis häkeln - aus half treble crochet stitches - round 3Depending on the interval of the increases the exact advise in the crochet pattern will be “double every 2nd stitch”, “double every 3rd stitch”, “double every 4th stitch” etc.

Tip: This simple way of counting is suitable for beginners, but increases will be clearly visible. For many crochet pieces that isn´t that bad or even desirable. But for others it´s still ugly to look at, for example when crocheting Amigurumis. If you already have some practice and want to get invisible increases when crocheting, you should offset them. In addition you will find here the stitch table for circles and spheres, which will help you to offset the increases.

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Double every 2nd stitch

Kreis häkeln - aus half treble crochet stitches - round 3If you want to double every 2nd stitch, you are always counting the stitches of the previous round like “1, 2 … 1, 2 … 1, 2 … 1, 2 …” etc., no matter how many stitches there are. The increase always is on the 2nd stitch and the first stitch is crocheted as usually.

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Double every 3rd stitch

Kreis häkeln - aus half treble crochet stitches - round 4If you want to double every 3rd stitch, you are always counting the stitches of the previous round like “1, 2, 3 … 1, 2, 3 … 1, 2, 3 … 1, 2, 3 …” etc., no matter how many stitches there are.The increase always is on the 3rd stitch and the first and second stitches are crocheted as usually.

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Double every 4th stitch

Kreis häkeln - aus half treble crochet stitches - round 5If you want to double every 4th stitch, you are always counting the stitches of the previous round like “1, 2, 3, 4 … 1, 2, 3, 4 … 1, 2, 3, 4 … 1, 2, 3, 4 …” etc., no matter how many stitches there are. The increase always is on the 4th stitch and the stitches from the first to the 3rd are crocheted as usually.

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Double every 5th stitch

If you want to double every 5th stitch , you are always counting the stitches of the previous round like “1, 2, 3, 4, 5 … 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 … 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 … 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 …” etc., no matter how many stitches there are. The increase always is on the 5th stitch and the stitches from the first to the 4th are crocheted as usually.

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Double every … stitch

This is always the same rhythm, no matter what kind of stitches you should double. You always count up to the stitch of the increase and then start over. The increase is always on the last stitch and the stitches before are crocheted as usually.

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Crochet – double every … stitch has been published at 23. 11. 2017 by FP4Lisa.
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