How to...OVAL rug with Double Crochet. Chain 25. 4th chain start DC, Turn the corner: 2DC in a single stitch from the previous row (aka 2DC in the single DC from the last row.) After row #5, increase turn w/6 stitches at each end. Check for puckers or waves occasionally.
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A double crochet stitch can be used to crochet an oval. The oval shape works wonderfully for crocheting doilies, basket liners, and rugs. The overall look of the project can be varied by the weight and color of the yarn selected and the size of the oval crocheted.