The half double crochet and chain even, is a stitch combination I’m sure you’re going to love.
The stitch is characterized by not having big lacy holes, but still being really stretchy.
I’ve also included a way for you to grab the printable version in a bundle, more details about that further down.
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STITCH EXPLORATION CAL:
This crochet stitch pattern is released together with 29 other stitch pattern during the Stitch Exploration CAL.
All stitches are created to challenge you to test new stitch patterns, either in our patterns or you can make them as squares & join together as a blanket.
FOR THIS CROCHET STITCH TUTORIAL I USED:
ch – chain
ch-space – refers to chain or space previously made
hdc – half double crochet
sc – single crochet
st – stitch(es)
- This pattern is a multiple of 2 stitches. Add 1 for base chain.
TO MAKE A 15 cm x 15 cm / 6 x 6 INCH SQUARE
With the hook & yarn give, I crocheted:
- Ch 27 st, for a total of 26 stitches per row.
- 19 rows.
HALF DOUBLE CROCHET AND CHAIN EVEN – CROCHET STITCH TUTORIAL:
Ch a multiple of 2 + 1 for base chain.
Base row: Sc 1 in 3rd ch from hook, sc 1 in each ch from previous row.
You should now have crocheted an even number of single crochet stitches.
Row 1: Hdc 1 in 1st st (no ch), *ch 1, sk 1 st, hdc 1 in next st*, repeat from *to* until you have 1 st left, hdc 1 in last st, turn.
Row 2: Hdc 1 in 1st st (no ch), *ch 1, sk 1 st, hdc 1 in ch-space*, repeat from *to* until you have 1 st left, hdc 1 in last st, turn.
Repeat row 2 until project is desired size.
CROCHET PATTERNS USING THIS STITCH:
WANT THE PRINTABLE VERSION?
If you like the half double crochet and chain even – crochet stitch tutorial, I’m sure you’re going to love the other 29 stitches me & two of my blogger friends, Knitting with Chopsticks & E’Claire Makery have made as well.
We’ve gathered the collection of 30 crochet stitch tutorials in a super affordable e-book.