The Back and Front Loop Half Double Crochet :: Crochet Stitch #136

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the Back and Front Loop Half Double Crochet stitch. It creates a simple textured design. The Back and Front Loop Half Double Crochet stitch would be great for hats, blanket, and socks!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
hdc
Half Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 2

  • Row 1: Skip 2ch (count as 1hdc), 1hdc into next and each ch to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 2ch (counts as 1hdc), skip 1 st, *1hdc into back loop only of next st, 1hdc into front loop only of next st; rep from * ending 1hdc into top of tch, turn.
  • Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Front and Back Loop Half Double Crochet

Example of the Front and Back Loop Half Double Crochet (Click for Larger)


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