Interesting technique to try--like a crochet version of double knit. Makes a thick fabric suitable for hotpads.

beautiful work done with crochet cords

Double Thick crochet stitch technique; makes a great hot pad when worked in cotton yarn. Good tutorial.

Bavarian crochet tutorial !! full instructions at:

Block Stitch Afghan with drop stitch row.

En kreativ verden: #crochet towels with polka dots

Best hot plate or pot holder you can skein, crochet in the round, no counting, meets at the center becomes a perfect square.

Crochet techniques.

Honeycomb Pop Basket – a free crochet pattern from Make My Day Creative

Skull Crochet

Tutorial - how to crochet a double-spiral

Crochet stitch

Potholder - double thick - but only crocheted once.:Mik Knits, Crochets, & Quilts, Too!: Double thick single crochet potholders

Crochet Stitch Tutorial

This tutorial finally makes sense of how to do a foundation single or double crochet. Very easy to understand!

heart crochet hot pad

How to Make a Crochet Slanted Shell Variation 2 - Baby Afghan Crochet Geek -

Crocheted 'in the round' folded potholder - double thick

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Free pattern. Crocodile stitch scarf.

Very interesting stitch.