Basic Crochet Stitches

Half Double Crochet



When you’ll use it

Half double crochet is the stitch halfway in height between single crochet and double crochet. This is a common stitch for hats, shawls, garments, and different kinds of shaping.

How to do it

Yarn over, insert hook in indicated stitch or space, yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 3 loops.

Step One

1. Yarn over.

Step Two

2. Insert hook in indicated stitch or space.

Step Three

3. Yarn over.

Step Four

4. Pull up a loop.

Step Five

5. Yarn over.

Step Six

6. Pull through 3 loops.

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Continue Learning

Here are some of the most basic stitches you should learn. Most complicated stitch patterns are just a combination of these basics, so once you master these, you’ll be able to make nearly anything!

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