Half Double Crochet Decrease Stitch (Hdc2tog/hdc dec) Tutorial

hdc2tog

The Half Double Crochet Decrease Stitch is abbreviated “hdc2tog” or “hdc dec” within patterns.

Here are a list of common abbreviations that you will see in patterns


Steps for Completing the Half Double Crochet Decrease (hdc2tog) Stitch-

  • One loop on hook

  • Yarn over and insert hook into next stitch

  • Yarn over and pull up a loop

  • Three loops on hook

  • Yarn over and insert hook into next stitch

  • Yarn over and pull up a loop

  • Five loops on hook

  • Yarn over and pull through all five loops on hook

  • One loop on hook

OR- Here is Another Method for Completing the Half Double Crochet Decrease (hdc2tog) Stitch-

  • One loop on hook

  • Yarn over and insert hook into next stitch

  • Yarn over and pull up a loop

  • Three loops on hook

  • Insert hook into next stitch

  • Yarn over and pull up a loop

  • Four loops on hook

  • Yarn over and pull through all four loops on hook

  • One loop on hook


How to Half Double Crochet


If you’re finished with the Half Double Crochet Decrease Stitch,
visit the Double Crochet Decrease Stitch page next!


 

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