Double Delight ~ Special Crochet Stitch

Double Delight

This Double Delight crochet stitch is open, and lacy in design.

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Stitch Multiple – 10 + 4

Special Stitches

Cluster (CL): *Yarn over, insert hook in specified stitch and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook; rep from * twice in same stitch, yarn over and draw through all 4 loops on hook: CL made.

Double Cluster (DCL): *Yarn Over, insert hook in specified stitch and draw up a loop to height of a dc, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook; skip next (chain, CL, chain), yarn over, insert hook in next stitch and draw up a loop, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook; yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook: DCL made.

 

Step 1: Work 2 dc in 4th chain from hook, chain 3,
skip the next 4 chains, sc in the next chain,
chain 3, skip the next 4 chains,
work * 5 dc in the next chain, chain 3,
skip the next 4 chains, sc in the next chain;
chain 3, skip the next 4 chains, *
repeat from * to * across to the last chain,
work 3 dc in the last chain. Turn

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Step 2:  Chain 4,
work (dc in the next dc, chain 1) 2 times,
work CL (see special stitches), in the next sc,
chain 1, * work (dc in the next dc, chain 1) 5 times;
CL in the next sc, chain 1, *
repeat from * to * across to last 3 stitches,
work (dc in the next dc, chain 1) 2 times,
dc in the 3rd chain of the turning chain. Turn

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Step 3: Chain 5 (see pattern notes), dc in the next dc, chain 2,
DCL (see special stitches) over the next 5 stitches, chain 2,
* work (dc in next dc, chain 2) 3 times,
DCL over the next 5 stitches, chain 2, *
repeat from * to * across to the last dc, dc in the last dc,
chain 2, dc in the 3rd chain of the turning chain 4. Turn

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Step 4: Chain 1 (see pattern notes), sc in the first dc, chain 1,
* sc in the next chain 2 space, chain 3, *
repeat from * to * across to turning chain,
sc in the 3rd chain of the turning chain 5.  Turn.

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Step 5: Chain 3, work 2 dc in the first sc,
chain 3, skip the next chain 3 space,
sc in the next chain 3 space, chain 3,
skip the next chain 3 space;
* work 5 dc in the next chain 3 space, chain 3,
skip the next chain 3 space, sc in next chain 3 space,
chain 3, skip the next chain 3 space, *
repeat from * to * across to the last 2 sc,
skip the next sc, work 3 dc in the last sc. Turn

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Repeat rows 2 through 5 for pattern