Crossed Half Double Crochet Stitch Video Tutorial

Learn how to crochet the Crossed Half Double Crochet Stitch with this complete photo and video tutorial at Nana’s Crafty Home!

Crossed Half Double Crochet Stitch Video Tutorial

I will be having a brand new free crochet pattern coming to the blog in the next few days – the Curvy Girl Cape Poncho – and wanted to have the stitch tutorial live earlier so you can practice the wonderful stitch I used. Be sure to check back for that free pattern!

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The Crossed Half Double Crochet Stitch is really easy – you only need to know the half double crochet stitch. A simple variation in stitch placement gives this stitch a fabulous knit look!

Basically you will skip a stitch, place a half double crochet stitch and then come back and place another half double crochet stitch in the stitch you skipped. This creates the crossed stitch where one half double crochet stitch crosses over in front of the previous half double crochet stitch. Easy peasy!

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You may also like the following free stitch tutorials at Nana’s Crafty Home:

  1. Herringbone Half Double Crochet Tutorial
  2. Sedge Stitch Tutorial
  3. Granny Spike Stitch Tutorial
Crossed Half Double Crochet Stitch Video Tutorial

Crossed Half Double Crochet Written Instructions & Tutorial

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Supplies shown:

Yarn Bee Soft Secret Ombre

Size H (5.0 mm) crochet hook

Abbreviations

ch = chain
hdc = half double crochet
st = stitch

Chain an even number of chains

For this sample I am chaining a total of 40

Row 1: hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across to end. Turn

Crossed Half Double Crochet Stitch Video Tutorial
Crossed Half Double Crochet Stitch Video Tutorial

Row 2: ch 2 (does not count as st), *skip the next st, hdc in the next st,

Crossed Half Double Crochet Stitch Video Tutorial

hdc in the skipped st, * repeat between * * to end. Turn.

hdc in the skipped st

Continue repeating row 2 to desired size.

Crossed Half Double Crochet Stitch Video Tutorial

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