How do you crochet a half double crochet stitch?

What is half a double crochet?

The half double crochet (abbreviated hdc) is kind of an oddball stitch. The half double crochet falls in between a single crochet and a double crochet in height, but instead of working off two loops at a time, you draw the yarn through three loops on the hook.

How do you start a half double crochet row?

To begin the new row, turn the work, chain two for a turning chain. Make HDC stitches in the next stitch and all the following stitches from the row before.

Half Double Crochet Summary:

  1. Yarn over and insert hook into next stitch.
  2. Yarn over and pull through.
  3. Yarn over and pull through all three loops on hook.

Is half double crochet good for blankets?

crocheting blankets can be boring! … Enter the perfect stitch: the half double crochet. It is so simple and rhythmic and the fabric it creates is perfect for a soft and squishy throw. This is the kind of crochet project you can pick up at anytime and work a row or two.

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