How to Crochet the Back Loop Half Double Crochet

How to Crochet the Back Loop Half Double Crochet

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the doubled lattice stitch. This technique is the same thing as a half double crochet but it is only worked through the back loop of the stitch so it creates a reversible ridged fabric.

Materials Used in this Tutorial


Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

A Crochet Hook


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Pattern Instructions

    Skill: Easy
  1. Step 1


  2. Step 2

    Insert hook into next stitch going through the center of the top of the stitch and through the back loop

  3. Step 3

    YO, draw through the back loop

  4. Step 3

    YO, draw through all three loops on our hook.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Back Loop Half Double Crochet

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

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