How do you crochet a half double slip stitch?

What is a half double slip stitch?

The Half Double Slip stitch is an easy crochet stitch to work. It is a great alternative to a simple slip stitch. One of the challenges of working a simple slip stitch is that the stitch can get very tight and difficult to work into. Working a half double slip stitch makes it so much easier to work into.

How do you crochet Hslst?

Half double crochet slip stitch (hdc-slst)

  1. Start with a chain.
  2. Yarn over.
  3. Insert the hook in the middle of the third chain from the hook. …
  4. Yarn over.
  5. Pull the yarn though the loop. …
  6. Pull the loop that you have just made through the other two loops.


What is Hdss crochet stitch?

The Half Double Slip Stitch or HDSS.

Start by chaining however many stitches you need for your ribbing. Half double crochet (hdc) across to create the first row. Chain and turn. Here is where you will start creating the ribbing effect by creating a half double slip stitch.

How do you do a half double crochet stitch for beginners?

Skill: Beginner

  1. Chain 2, yarn over.
  2. Insert hook into the second stitch from hook, making sure to insert it into bottom of the stitch not top of the stitch.
  3. Yarn over again.
  4. Draw the yarn through – now you should have three loops on your hook.
  5. Yarn over again.
  6. Draw yarn through all three loops on hook.
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How do you crochet a stitch?

How to Crochet a Chain Stitch – CH

  1. Make a slip knot and place it on your hook. Hold your hook in your right hand.
  2. Using your hook, pull yarn (from the skein of yarn, not your tail) through your slip knot loop. You’ve just made one chain stitch.
  3. Repeat step 2 to make as many chains as your pattern calls for.

What does half double crochet look like?

The half double crochet (abbreviated hdc) is kind of an oddball stitch. The half double crochet falls in between a single crochet and a double crochet in height, but instead of working off two loops at a time, you draw the yarn through three loops on the hook.

How many do you chain up for half double crochet?

You should have 12 half double crochets, counting the first two chains you skipped at the beginning of the row as a half double crochet (see illustration 39). Turn your work counterclockwise.