Half Double Crochet Back Loop Crochet Patterns

The Half Double Crochet Back Loop stitch creates a doubled lattice pattern that is similar to the half double crochet (hdc) but it is only worked through the back loop of the stitch, so it creates a reversible ridged fabric.

Free Crochet Patterns using the Half Double Crochet Back Loop Stitch

These free crochet patterns were all created using various yarn types, brands and hook sizes... but all use the Half Double Crochet Back Loop crochet stitch.

Knit-Like Crochet Scarf

Knit-Like Crochet Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 10 mm (N/P-15),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Gray,
Ocean Breeze Crochet Scarf with Fringe

Ocean Breeze Crochet Scarf with Fringe

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron,
  • Yarn Name: Caron Cakes,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8), 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Blue,
Chunky Crochet Scarf

Chunky Crochet Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Wool-Ease Thick and Quick,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 10 mm (N/P-15),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: White,
Crochet Slouchy Beanie

Crochet Slouchy Beanie

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Comfy Cotton Blend,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Modern Square Crochet Blanket Pattern

Modern Square Crochet Blanket Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Patons,
  • Yarn Name: Beehive Baby Sport,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Gray,
Cowl Neck Poncho Sweater

Cowl Neck Poncho Sweater

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop, Moss / Linen, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Warm Up America Crochet Rectangle #2

Warm Up America Crochet Rectangle #2

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Paint Box Yarns,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Chunky,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Blue,
Warm Up America Textured Crochet Rectangle #1

Warm Up America Textured Crochet Rectangle #1

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Paint Box Yarns,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Chunky,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop, Half Double Crochet Front Loop,
  • Color: Neutral,
Circle Hot Pad

Circle Hot Pad

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Name: Crafter’s Secret Cotton,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop, Slip Stitch,
Josie Chunky Crochet Scarf Pattern

Josie Chunky Crochet Scarf Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Wool-Ease Thick and Quick,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 10 mm (N/P-15),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop, Half Double Crochet Two Together,
  • Color: Neutral,
The Andy Crochet Throw Blanket

The Andy Crochet Throw Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Wool-Ease Thick and Quick,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 10 mm (N/P-15),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch, Slip Stitch Back Loop,
  • Color: Neutral,
Crochet Puff Stitch Beanie Pattern

Crochet Puff Stitch Beanie Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Vanna’s Choice,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop, Puff, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Andy Button Chunky Cowl Pattern

Andy Button Chunky Cowl Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Wool-Ease Thick and Quick,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 10 mm (N/P-15),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Neutral,