1. Yarn over and insert the hook under the V of the 3rd chain stitch from the hook.
Learn how to crochet the half double crochet (hdc) stitch by following the photo tutorial below! The crochet half double stitch is an easy stitch to learn and it’s only slightly more involved than the single crochet stitch. The resulting stitch pattern is a little looser and taller than the single crochet, and it uses a little more yarn.
Many crocheters agree that the half double crochet pattern is their most commonly used stitch pattern as it’s the perfect combination of fast and easy to work up.