Tutorial: “Doubled” Straight HDC (Star Wars CAL)

Happy Friday, crafters!

As promised, I’ve made up a video on how to do the straight HDC stitch like we are using for the Star Wars CAL. As you know, I am doubling each stitch per block and repeating each row, essentially “doubling up” on my stitches.

This video, while a long one, covers how to get started using this method, how to read from the graph and the written instructions, how to do your color changes, and how to carry your yarn. It’s a long video, but it’s got lots of good information!

I’ve also worked up a sample straight HDC graph with accompanying written instructions. If you’re new to this method or just need a little extra help, please feel free to check it out!

You can download the sample graph & written instructions PDF here.

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