This tutorial is the 5th in a series of 8, designed to teach you the basics of crochet.
At the end of the 8 part tutorial, you will be able to crochet the basic stitches, do a slip knot, chain and make a magic ring.
Last time I showed you
Today you will learn how to crochet the half double crochet stitch.
Below you will find the written tutorial with step by step instructions and photos and a short video that shows you in detail how to make the half double crochet stitch.
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It creates a dense, flat pattern suitable for a multitude of patterns.
For those who learn better from watching videos, I’ve made a video tutorial to show you how to crochet the half double crochet stitch.
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The abbreviation for the half double crochet stitch is hdc.
Step 1: Start with a chain.
Step 2: Yarn over and insert hook in the 4th chain from hook, yarn over again and pull up a loop.
You will have three loops on your hook.
Step 3: Yarn over and pull through the three loops on hook.
Your half double crochet stitch is complete.
This is how a row of half double crochet stitches looks like.
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