Learn the Half Double Crochet Stitch in this crochet tutorial for beginners.
Welcome to this half double crochet stitch tutorial for beginners. The half double crochet (hdc) stitch is one of the basic stitches in crocheting. If you want to learn how to crochet, this is a simple stitch for you to master. Once you get the hang of the stitch, you will be able t easily whip up some afghans, hats, booties and so much more.
Grab yourself some yarn and a hook and let’s get started learning the Half Double Crochet Stitch.
Step 1: After creating a foundation chain you are going to Yarn Over (yo) and insert your hook into the second chain from the hook.
Step 2: With your hook in the rear of your work, yarn over (yo) again and pull through the first loop on the hook. You will now have 3 loops on your hook.
Step 3: Once you have three loops on your hook, you will yarn over (yo) for the third and final time. Now pull the yarn through the three loops to complete your stitch.
Ta da!!! You’ve now just completed the Half Double Crochet stitch in the crochet tutorial for beginners. If you want to try out your new stitching skills, try this crochet pattern for beginners by making cute boot cuffs.
Check out the video version of this learn to crochet series here.
Let me know how you are doing and what other stitches you’d like to learn.
Check out this blog on the Single Crochet (sc) Stitch.