This is what double crochet looks like when worked through both loops:
And this is what it looks like when worked through the back loop only:
It makes a cool-looking ridged fabric that has more stretch than double crochet worked through both loops.
Here's how you do it. This is the top of the stitches:
This is how you make a regular double crochet, worked through both loops:
This is how you make double crochet through the back loop only:
To make the Big-Bow Cardigan from the cover of our Winter issue, you work single crochet blo.