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Tutorial: Double Crochet Bobble!


Hello!


This is our sixth week of a nine-week series on beginning crochet and the basic stitches used in the Zinnia Blossoms Afghan.


Today we'll be learning how to make a Double Crochet Bobble. (This one is actually the same in both UK and US crochet terminology!) This is a fun variation of a US Double Crochet (UK Treble Crochet). It has a few more loops on your hook before finishing the stitch which makes it wider, but not higher than a normal Double Crochet and this is what gives it it's fun shape. If you were with me for last week's tutorial, you'll notice that the Bobble is very similar to a Puff Stitch, just a bit taller.


I've posted the video below along with a few notes and all the links you might need. If you have any questions, you can always email me directly: shaina@yumiyarns.com


Have fun & happy knitting!

Shaina ^_^





Other Lessons in this Series:


Notes and Resources:



Double Crochet Bobble (DC BO)

Step 1: You need at least 1 loop on your hook and an active project to work into. Work to the stitch in the pattern where you will be adding a DC BO.

Step 2: Wrap the working yarn from back to front, over the hook. (This is a yarn-over.) You now have 2 loops on your hook.

Step 3: Insert the hook into the next stitch (or space, depending on your pattern). Yarn-over and pull through the stitch/space. You now have 3 loops on your hook.

Step 4: Yarn-over and pull through the first 2 loops on your hook. You now have 2 loops on your hook.

Step 5: Wrap the working yarn from back to front, over the hook. (This is a yarn-over.) You now have 3 loops on your hook.

Step 6: Insert the hook into the same stitch (or space, depending on your pattern) you used in Step 3. Yarn-over and pull through the stitch/space. You now have 4 loops on your hook.

Step 7: Yarn-over and pull through the first 2 loops on your hook. You now have 3 loops on your hook.

Step 8: Wrap the working yarn from back to front, over the hook. (This is a yarn-over.) You now have 4 loops on your hook.

Step 9: Insert the hook into the same stitch (or space, depending on your pattern) you used in Step 3 & 6. Yarn-over and pull through the stitch/space. You now have 5 loops on your hook.

Step 10: Yarn-over and pull through the first 2 loops on your hook. You now have 4 loops on your hook.

Step 11: Wrap the working yarn from back to front, over the hook. (This is a yarn-over.) You now have 5 loops on your hook.

Step 12: Insert the hook into the same stitch (or space, depending on your pattern) you used in Step 3, 6 & 9. Yarn-over and pull through the stitch/space. You now have 6 loops on your hook.

Step 13: Yarn-over and pull through the first 2 loops on your hook. You now have 5 loops on your hook.

Step 14: Yarn-over and pull through all 5 loops on your hook. You're back to just one loop on your hook and you've completed a DC BO.



That's it!


Next week we'll learn how to make a Treble Crochet Bobble. Make sure you're signed up for emails so that you get the tutorial sent straight to your inbox. See you then!



Zinnia Blossoms Afghan Supplies:

Interweave Crochet Spring 2021

$8.99 USD

(Linked to Interweave.com)



Stylecraft Special DK

$2.95 USD / 100g

(Linked to the LoveCrafts.com)



Size J (6mm) Caspian Crochet Hook

$7.49 USD

(Linked to KnitPicks.com)




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