double stitch (DS)
Push your hook through the “V”. Place your yarn around your hook and pull back through the “V” – you now have two loops on the hook
Push your hook through the following “V”. Place your yarn around your hook and pull back through – you now have three loops on the hook.
Why this stitch is still awesome though, is because of the straight lines it creates both in length and width. If you like embroidery, this stitch will make your cross stitches look really neat on top.