HOW TO HALF DOUBLE CROCHET

Half Double Crochet

HALF DOUBLE CROCHET

STITCH TUTORIAL

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A cross between a single crochet and a double crochet, the Half Double Crochet or HDC it a short stitch that creates a solid fabric with a softer drape compared to a single crochet.

MATERIALS

Foundation Chain: Any number of stitches + 1

Begin by creating a slip knot and chaining 11.

1. Yarn over, insert your hook into the next chain and pull up a loop.

Yarn over and pull through all three loops.

You have just completed your first Half Double Crochet!

2. * Yarn over and insert your hook into the next chain and pull up a loop.

Yarn over and pull through all three loops.

Repeat * in every chain to complete your first row. Turn your work.

3. Chain 2,

* yarn over and insert your hook into the 1st stitch and pull up a loop,

yarn over and pull through all 3 loops in your hook.

Repeat * in every stitch in the row. Turn your work.

4. Repeat Row 3 until you have the necessary amount of stitches or rows needed for your project.

The half double crochet stitch is used in different types of projects and is mostly used in projects that require sturdy stitches. Try using this stitch in creating mats, coasters and bags.

HALF DOUBLE CROCHET VIDEO TUTORIAL

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