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Learn to Crochet: 7 Easy Double Crochet Patterns

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I’ve put together a list of seven double crochet patterns that incorporate the use of the double crochet stitch that are easy to make.

7 Easy Double Crochet Patterns from The Birch Cottage

7 Easy Double Crochet Patterns

If you’ve been following along with the Learn to Crochet series here on The Birch Cottage blog, you’ve probably been wondering when I’m going to start actually sharing some real patterns with you, right? I mean, I understand. When you learn something new, like crocheting, you just can’t wait to “make something.”

Not that I’m making excuses, but it just takes time to

Crunchy Stitch Dishcloth Pattern

Petals to Picots Crunchy Stitch Crochet Dishcloth

I’ve shared my love of this dishcloth pattern with you before. You’ll find this pattern plus two more easy to crochet patterns on Petals to Picots. This is currently my favorite crocheted dish cloth pattern.

Simple Double Crochet Headband

One Artsy Mama Simple Crochet Headband

Not that I’m trying to send you away from The Birch Cottage blog (which is what it feels like to me when I send you to another website), but I think you’re just gonna love Amy from One Artsy Mama. She’s one talented lady with an awesome sense of humor! Amy shares this Simple Crochet Headband pattern and it really is quite easy and quick to whip up!

Easy Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

Midwestern Moms Easy-Crochet-Dishcloth

This Easy Crochet Dishcloth Pattern is even quicker and easier to whip up than the Crunch Stitch Dishcloth pattern. Why is it quicker? Because it uses a larger stitch (double crochet). Why is it easier? Because, believe it or not, it uses an easier stitches.

Blossom Stitch Crochet Washcloths

5 Little Monsters Bloom Stitch Dish Cloth

The Blossom Stitch is just a combination of chain, single crochet and double crochet stitches. It makes for a really nice, soft and more open weave, which makes it perfect for washcloths! You’ll find this patter on 5 Little Monsters.

All Double Crochet Afghan
7 Easy Double Crochet Patterns from The Birch Cottage

Don’t let the word “afghan” terrify you. Since this project is worked in all double crochet stitches, you’ll be able to complete it in a fairly decent amount of time. Kristine from Kristine in Between even shares a nifty little online random stripe generator

Reversible Cozy Jumbo Yarn Pillow


You’ll be able to make this reversible pillow case in no time because it uses jumbo yarn. If you want to try using a heavier weight yarn for a crochet project that you’ll be able to complete in an evening or two, then this pattern‘s for you!

7 Easy Double Crochet Patterns from The Birch Cottage

So, which of these seven easy double crochet patterns will you try first? I’m all the time crocheting dishcloths, so I’ll probably try one of the other patterns that I haven’t yet tried.

By the way, if you try one of these lovely crochet patterns, I’d love to hear about it. Just leave me a comment below! Also, feel free to visit these other bloggers and leave a little love for sharing such crochet wonderfulness!

Til next time…

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