Half Double Crochet – hdc tutorial

Posted by on April 11, 2011 in Stitch Guide | 3 comments

hdc tutorial - photo tutorial for half double crochet stitch

 

Half Double Crochet – hdc tutorial 

 

The half double crochet is a great stitch if you’re looking to add some height to a normal sc (single crochet).  Here are 6 simple steps to the hdc:

 

 

Step 1: wrap yarn over hook (from back to front)

 

hdc tutorial - photo tutorial for half double crochet stitch

 

Step 2: insert hook into next stitch (from front to back)

 

hdc tutorial - photo tutorial for half double crochet stitch

 

Step 3: wrap yarn over hook and pull through a loop

Note: You will now have 3 loops on your hook.

 

hdc tutorial - photo tutorial for half double crochet stitch

 

Step 4: wrap yarn over hook (back to front)

 

hdc tutorial - photo tutorial for half double crochet stitch

 

Step 5: pull through all 3 loops on hook.

 

hdc tutorial - photo tutorial for half double crochet stitch

 

For more stitch tutorials, please see my Stitch Guide.

 

Happy Crocheting!

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3 Comments

  1. >I love this stitch. Have been using it in tons of stuff lately! A single row of it makes a great necklace band. :)

  2. >Just finished and posted a baby afghan that was made up of hdc stitches….with a row of triples every 5th row to give the ripple effect.

  3. >This is probbly my favorite stitch! So easy and looks great

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