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Crochet Fundamentals: How to do Half Double Crochet

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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. 


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).

Start a New Crochet Project

Well done! You now know how to make a half double crochet stitch. Why not practice your skills with an easy crochet project for beginners, like this gorgeous crochet rainbow cup cozy

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