Half double crochet stitch

half double crochet tutorial

This tutorial teaches how to work half double crochet stitch (UK – half treble). Half double crochet is somewhat taller than single crochet and a little shorter than double crochet. The surface it creates is similar to double crochet, but it`s denser.

Half double crochet stitch tutorial

Stitch name and abbreviation:

US – half double crochet (hdc)

UK – half treble (htr)


Half double crochet stitch is similar to double crochet, but as said it`s a bit shorter. If you want to begin a row with half double crochet, make sure you chain 1 or 2 stitches to get the correct height.

1. Yarn over hook and insert the hook in the next stitch.

half double crochet tutorial
half double crochet tutorial

2. Yarn over hook and pull through the stitch. You have 3 loops on hook.

half double crochet tutorial
half double crochet tutorial

3. Yarn over hook and pull through all 3 loops on your hook.

half double crochet tutorial
half double crochet tutorial

The first half double crochet stitch is completed!

If you work them in a row your piece looks like this:

half double crochet tutorial

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