Learn the Herringbone Half Double Crochet (HHDC) Stitch

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The HHDC Stitch

Are you looking for an easy to learn half double herringbone crochet stitch tutorial? If so, this tutorial can help!

The herringbone half double crochet (HHDC) stitch is a simple stitch to learn and is a lovely variation of the half double crochet (HDC) stitch.

Read on down to learn how to make this beautiful stitch! You can use any yarn weight for this tutorial. Read the label to find out the recommended hook size for the yarn you are using too.

The herringbone half double crochet is an interesting variation of the half double crochet. When you work up this stitch you will see what I’m trying to put into words but basically, it gives a crochet project some really great texture!

And I don’t want to forget to mention that this stitch is so EASY to make too! If you can half double crochet then you definitely can make an HHDC!

How to Herringbone Half Double Crochet (HHDC)

Herringbone Half Double Crochet (HHDC):

  • yarn over
  • insert hook into the stitch indicated
  • yarn over (3 loops on hook)
  • pull up a loop and pull that loop through the first loop on the hook (2 loops on hook)
  • yarn over
  • pull through remaining two loops on the hook

That’s it! An HHDC is now complete!

Herringbone Half Double Crochet Video Tutorial

Click here to see the video lesson about the HHDC stitch on YouTube.

herringbone half double crochet stitch


  1. allice vasquez says:

    like it looks easy will try on one of your designs

    1. Hi Martha,

      I’d use the size hook that the yarn you want to use recommends. For this tutorial, I used a medium weight yarn and a 5.5 mm to show how to crochet this stitch. Happy Crocheting!


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