When you've just started to learn to how to crochet, you will encouter this stitch in many projects. The half double crochet stitch (hdc) is also known as a half treble crochet stitch in the UK and Australia (htr). It's a versatile yet simple stitch to master. This tutorial uses US crochet terminology, with the Australian and UK term following in brackets.
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Half Double Crochet Stitch
Check out the following video to learn how to make the half double stitch (known as a half treble crochet stitch in the UK and Australia).
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