Half Double Crochet Stitch Patterns

The half double crochet stitch, or hdc, is similar to the double stitch, but with a slight difference. You can master this stitch with our tutorial and video. All of these free patterns feature the half double crochet stitch.

Free Crochet Patterns using the Half Double Crochet Stitch

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

Chloe Tabard Top

Chloe Tabard Top

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Brava Worsted,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
Crochet A Christmas Garland

Crochet A Christmas Garland

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Hook Size: 3.5 mm (E-4),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Green, Neutral,
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,
Herringbone Moss Stitch Hat

Herringbone Moss Stitch Hat

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Green, Neutral,
Easy Sunflower Crochet Pattern

Easy Sunflower Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Heartland, Skein Tones,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Brown, Yellow,
The Kimberly Scarf

The Kimberly Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Soft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Peek-A-Boo Beanie

Peek-A-Boo Beanie

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Soft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Peek-A-Boo Scarf

Peek-A-Boo Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Soft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Sedge Stitch Crochet

Sedge Stitch Crochet

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Basic Stitch Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Cute Tiger Crochet Pattern

Cute Tiger Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Brown, Orange, White,
Rainbow Double Dot Blanket

Rainbow Double Dot Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: Super Saver,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Half Double Crochet Forest Stitch

Half Double Crochet Forest Stitch

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Basic Stitch Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Billow Blanket

Billow Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
Little Angels Crochet Pattern

Little Angels Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Hook Size: 2.25 mm (B-1),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Black, Brown, White,
Crochet Kitchen Towel Pattern

Crochet Kitchen Towel Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Dishie,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Gray, White,
Crochet Laptop Case

Crochet Laptop Case

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Vel-Luxe Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Textured Crochet Neck Warmer Pattern

Textured Crochet Neck Warmer Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Feels Like Heaven,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Rainbow Sherbet Ripple Baby Blanket

Rainbow Sherbet Ripple Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat,
  • Yarn Name: Softee Baby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Decrease,
  • Color: Variegated,
Primrose Baby Blanket

Primrose Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat,
  • Yarn Name: Bundle Up,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 3.75 mm (F-5),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Crochet Easy Cowl

Crochet Easy Cowl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Orange,
Stained Glass Ear Warmer

Stained Glass Ear Warmer

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: Unforgettable,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Pink Clouds Baby Blanket

Pink Clouds Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat,
  • Yarn Name: Blanket Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Pink, White,
Easy V Stitch Crochet Scarf

Easy V Stitch Crochet Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Mandala,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Variegated,
Easy & Beginner-Friendly Crochet Coaster Pattern

Easy & Beginner-Friendly Crochet Coaster Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat,
  • Yarn Name: Maker Home Dec,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Neutral, White,
Mini Fluffy Hot Water Bottle Cover

Mini Fluffy Hot Water Bottle Cover

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 8 mm (L-11),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Mint Crochet Cable Scarf Pattern

Mint Crochet Cable Scarf Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Stylecraft,
  • Yarn Name: Swish DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
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,
Classic Ribbed Men’s Crochet Scarf

Classic Ribbed Men’s Crochet Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Hue + Me,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 8 mm (L-11),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Weston Bobble Hat

Weston Bobble Hat

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Widcombe C2C Crochet Hat

Widcombe C2C Crochet Hat

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Wool of the Andes Worsted,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Black, White,
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,
Bat Scrubby

Bat Scrubby

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: Scrubby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
Waves Of Emotions Cowl

Waves Of Emotions Cowl

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Bobble Crochet Baby Blanket (+7 Bonus Sizes)

Bobble Crochet Baby Blanket (+7 Bonus Sizes)

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Bernat,
  • Yarn Name: Softee Baby,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Bobble, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Cute Unicorn Slippers

Cute Unicorn Slippers

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 3.5 mm (E-4),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet Decrease, Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: White,
Walcot Beanie Crochet Pattern

Walcot Beanie Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Brava Worsted,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9), 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
Pug Puppy Sweater

Pug Puppy Sweater

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine,
  • Hook Size: 3.75 mm (F-5), 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
Hawthorne V Neck Tee

Hawthorne V Neck Tee

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 2 – Fine,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
WUA Simple Crochet Rectangle #5

WUA Simple Crochet Rectangle #5

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, Single Crochet, Single Crochet Back Loop,
  • Color: Yellow,
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,
Crochet Mason Jar Covers

Crochet Mason Jar Covers

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Yarnspirations,
  • Yarn Name: Lily Sugar’n Cream,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
Eleanor Sweater Scarf

Eleanor Sweater Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Swish DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4.5 mm (7),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
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,
Holbourne Mitts

Holbourne Mitts

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: WeCrochet,
  • Yarn Name: Alpaca Cloud DK,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 3 – Light,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,