Half Double Crochet Three Together (Hdc3tog)

The half double crochet three together (Hdc3tog) crochet method is a HDC crochet decrease that may seem challenging at first, but it’s well worth the time and effort to learn. Also referred to as the 3 HDC together or the HDC 3 together, this technique can help you reduce the number of stitches you’re working […]

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The half double crochet two together (also known as Hdc2tog) is a half double crochet decrease method that helps you decrease the amount of stitches from your pattern. This is a relatively simple and basic crochet stitch, so if you’re a beginner, you’ll definitely want to take the time to learn how to half double […]

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Front Post Half Double Crochet (FPhdc)

The front post half double crochet (FPhdc) is a useful stitch to have in your arsenal. This versatile stitch can be used in a wide range of crocheting applications and endeavors, from your double crochet to front post double treble crochet. The FPhdc crochet can be learned by beginners and advanced crocheters to add unique […]

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A chainless foundation, such as foundation half double crochet, is an alternative to creating a foundation chain. This technique creates your stitch and chain at the same time. The benefit to this method is that it is often faster, and produces a foundation row that is sized similarly to a regular row. Because this method […]

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Back Post Half Double Crochet (BPHdc)

Working around the front or the back of a post of the previous row gives an interesting raised ridge on the crochet fabric. Around-the-post crochet is worked by inserting the hook from the front or back and around the post of the stitch of the previous row. While the back post half double crochet (BPHdc) […]

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