How to Crochet the Half Double Crochet Stitch

Janne Kleivset - Joy of Motion Crochet joyofmotioncrochet.com 

First grab your tools and supplies. All you need to learn the half double crochet is a crochet hook and yarn!

What you need

It's just five steps

1. Yarn over 2. Insert hook in next stitch 3. Pull up a loop 4. Yarn over 5. Draw through all loops Let's check out the details --->

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The first step of the half double crochet stitch is to yarn over from back to front. That's all you need to do!

The second step of the half double crochet stitch is to insert the crochet hook into the next stitch. 

2

In the third step of the half double crochet stitch you pull up a loop from the next stitch on previous row. You have 3 loops on your crochet hook. 

3

In the fourth step of the half double crochet stitch you will yarn over from back to front again. Ready for the final step!

4

To finalize the half double crochet stitch, pull through all 3 loops on the crochet hook. You are now finished!

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The Result

A hdc-stitch. One of the most popular crochet stitches to learn and is used in many crochet patterns!

Voilá !

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