Before inserting your hook in the next stitch, yarn over.
Now insert your hook into the stitch.
Yarn over again and pull through.
You now have 3 loops on your hook.
Yarn over and pull through 2 of the loops.
There should be 2 loops left on the hook.
Yarn over and draw through the remaining loops.
The double crochet isn’t used too often in amigurumi, but it’s still has it’s uses! It’s a great stitch to know for more traditional crochet projects, such as sweaters or blankets. And it works up faster than the single crochet since it’s a taller stitch. You can see the double crochet used in some of my patterns, such as Vaporeon, Jolteon and the Victor and Yuri patterns. In these patters I use the stitch alongside single crochet and half double crochets to build up a triangle.
If you prefer learning through video, we have a quick and easy video tutorial available over on Instagram.