The foundation double crochet can be a real game-changer in crochet. Save lots of time counting and chaining, and learn how to make a foundation double crochet (FDC) row the easy way with this free step-by-step tutorial. Crochet your foundation and first double crochet row at the same time!
You may be wondering why you need to learn double crochet. After all, amigurumi are mostly single crochet. That gives the tightest fabric with the smallest holes for the stuffing to peek through. But sometimes we need some slightly taller stitches (like on the convex side of a bendy piece) so we use half double