Crochet Around Post of Stitch

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When working  over rows from the side of the work, or working over diagonal stitches, it is sometimes called for to work around the post of a crochet stitch.

In the example below, a double crochet stitch (in black) is worked over the post of another double crochet stitch (in orange).

Crochet Around Post of Stitch, Step 1

This example will show how a double crochet stitch can be worked over the side of other crochet stitches.  The photo shows the orange fabric to be worked.

 

 

 

Crochet Around Post of Stitch, Step 2

Insert the hook under the post of the double crochet stitch and pull up a loop to begin the double crochet stitch.

Crochet Around Post of Stitch, Step 3

Photo shows a completed double crochet stitch around the post of another double crochet stitch.