UK HTR – half treble stitch
The half double crochet was the third stitch that I learned. The stitch is in-between a single crochet and double crochet in height. It is made similar to a double crochet except instead of working off two loops at a time, you draw the yarn through all three loops on the hook.
The stitch is a common stitch in crocheting and will work into a fairly tight fabric similar to that of single crochet. This is an excellent stitch for crocheting warmer afghans, scarfs and hats.
Time to get your hook and yarn so we can learn the fun new stitch.
Half Double Crochet (hdc)
Step 1: Wrap yarn over the hook once and insert hook into 3rd chain from hook. (pictured above)
Note: Do not count the chain on the hook.
Step 2: Wrap yarn over hook again and draw yarn thru foundation chain (This will give…
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