What does dc in next dc mean?
Parentheses are used to indicate a group of stitches that are to be worked together into a stitch, such as: in next dc work (2 dc, ch 3, 2 dc). That means you will work all of those stitches in one dc, which makes a shell.
What does counts as DC mean?
If it says “ch 3, counts as first double crochet,” then it’s simply explaining that the chain is filling in as a double crochet. You then do two more double crochets as stated. Reading patterns will get easier with practice! 3.
What does DC in same st mean?
Posted March 27, 2006. 2 or 3 dc in the same stitch means that you make 1 dc in the stitch, then you do a second one in the same stitch. The same stitch means that after you make you double crochet (dc) in a stitch you go back to that stitch and make another dc or 2.
What is a magic ring in crochet?
A magic ring (magic loop) allows an item to be worked in the round while creating a tightly closed centre. The alternative method, when crocheting in the round, is to make a small foundation chain; close this chain into a ring with a slip stitch; and work your first round into that ring.