How To Do Half-Double Crochet

  • Half Double Crochet falls somewhere between Single Crochet and Double Crochet and is a very practical stitch that can be used for a variety of crochet projects.
  • The abbreviation for Half-Double Crochet  is "hdc". Abbreviations are used in symbol charts for quick recognition by crocheters.
  • The half double crochet stitch makes a solid crocheted fabric with no holes. Great for a variety of crochet projects such as baby blankets, pillows, scarves and warm sweaters.

NoteThe Yeezhee crochet tutorial series all use US crochet terms, which differ from UK crochet terms, so check out our article for the differences.

Video Tutorial
Half-Double Crochet Step by Step

TipUnderstanding and familiarizing yourself with common abbreviations and symbols is an important step in learning to crochet. This makes it easier for you to understand and follow charts, as well as participate in the crochet community.

  • Half Double Crochet is usually represented in the chart by a "T" . This symbol appears on the target point where you want to perform the Half Double Crochet stitch.
  • Start learning half double crochet with chain stitch 12
  • As with the double stitch, you will need to wrap the thread around once before inserting the ninth stitch.
  • pulling it out of the stitch.
  • You can see three loops on the crochet hook.
  • Use the shaft of the crochet hook to top the yarn outward and yarn over again, pull through both loops.
  • You've completed your first half-double stitch. The same steps are followed next. Continue crocheting the rest.
  • Finish the row of half double crochets
  • When you finish crocheting the first row, remember to add an extra two chain stitch to the last stitch, which will serve as the first stitch of the second row.
  • Completing the second half of the double crochet you will get objects like these
  • Finish the all 10x5 half Double crochet like this.
  • Review your crochet process and try to recognize the chart with symbols instead. This will serve you well in the future.

TryAfter watching the tutorial if you want to trying crocheting on your own, check out our blog. Get ready for your crochet project.

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