How to Crochet the Herringbone Half Double Crochet Stitch

How to Crochet the Herringbone Half Double Crochet Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the herringbone half double crochet stitch. This stitch creates a fun textured pattern. The herringbone half double crochet stitch would be great for afghans, scarves and baby blankets!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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Chain Stitch – Ch
Half Double Crochet(hdc)

Herringbone Half Double Crochet (HBhdc)- yo, insert hook, yo, draw through st and first loop on hook, yo, draw through both loops on hook.

Skill: Intermediate
Foundation Chain:Add any number of sts. Add 1 for base chain.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    skip 2ch (count as 1hdc), 1HBhdc into next and each ch to end, turn.

  2. Row 2

    2ch (count as 1hdc), skip 1 st, 1HBhdc into next and each st to end working last st into top of tch, turn.

Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Herringbone Half Double Crochet Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Herringbone Half Double Crochet Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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