Half Double Crochet Rib Stitch

Half Double Crochet Rib Stitch – Ideal stitch for use with scarves, hats, sweater etc. Learn how to crochet it from my free instructions below.

Half double crochet rib stitch

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The materials used for the swatches were Red Heart Soft Baby Steps in colors Baby Blue and White using a 6.00mm Clover crochet hook

Substitute yarn would be King Cole Comfort Aran

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Half Double Crochet Rib Stitch Free Tutorial

Abbreviations USA
ch.
      Chain

hdc.    Half Double crochet
rpt.     Repeat

Make a chain length in an even number

First Row – 1hdc in 2nd ch from Hook, 1hdc in each ch to end. Turn.

Working in back loop of stitch from now on (see picture below)

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work as follows:-

Second Row – ch1, 1hdc in each hdc to end. Turn.

Rpt Second Row until you reach the length you require.

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Abbreviations UK
ch.
      Chain

htr.     Half Treble crochet
rpt.     Repeat

Make a chain length in an even number

First Row – 1htr into 2nd ch from Hook, 1htr into each ch to end. Turn.

Working into back loop of stitch from now on (see picture above) work as follows:-

Second Row – 1ch, 1htr into each htr to end. Turn.

Rpt Second Row until you reach the length you require.

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Half double crochet rib stitch

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