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How to Crochet a Half Double Crochet Stitch

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If you're stumped on how to crochet a half double crochet stitch then this is the perfect tutorial for you. In only five easy steps you can learn this stitch to use everyday in your crochet adventures. You'll be able to crochet so many more patterns because you learned this stitch. There are so many possibilities with the half double crochet, so don't be afraid to try something completely new and different.

Steps:

  1. Yarn over the hook once.


     
  2. Pass the hook through the next stitch, and hook onto the yarn.


     
  3. Pull the yarn through the stitch. (3 loops on the hook.)


     
  4. Hook onto the yarn again.


     
  5. Pull through all 3 loops on the hook.



     

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Thanks it sure helped...oupabarb

seeing a picture is great

I'm working on a baby afghan. The instructions say after making 56 hdc, turnand make 60 sts. How do I do those stitches? Thank you.

@joy524 3322201, Sa means "same." For more specific guidance on the Boa Slippers pattern, we suggest you contact the creator of the pattern. Her name is Donna Collinsworth, and this is her website: www.freepatternsdonnascrochetdesigns.com. I hope this helps! --Editor of AllFreeCrochet

I am making the Boa slippers. iN THE DIRECTIONS FOR THE "SIDES" ON RND 1 - IT SAYS HDC SA. I NEED TO FIND OUT WHAT SA IS? PLEASE EMAIL AN EXPLANATION TO ME. THANK YOU. JT

@angiefay3000 5741819: The instructions you listed mean that you should make 1 half-double crochet in the 2nd chain of the turning chain. Hope this helps! -- Editors of AllFreeCrochet

this taught me how to do the half double crochet. But what does this mean? 1 hdc in the 2nd ch of tch turn.in patterns. I know you chain 2 for the turning chain but to do this I hope some one can help me.

THIS IS MY FRIST TIME LEARING ALL THSES NEW CROCHET DO U HAVE MORE IF U DO COULD U PLEZ EMAIL TO ME THANK U keener_rachel@yahoo.com

I love having pictures show me what to do.

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