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.

Monster Eye Halloween Crochet Pattern & Keychain

Monster Eye Halloween Crochet Pattern & Keychain

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: Red Heart Soft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Free Autumn Crochet Beanie Pattern

Free Autumn Crochet Beanie Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Heartland,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Free Easy Crochet Dishcloth Pattern (2 sizes)

Free Easy Crochet Dishcloth Pattern (2 sizes)

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Yarnspirations,
  • Yarn Name: Lily Sugar’n Cream,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Andy Button Scarf Crochet Pattern

Andy Button Scarf Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Vanna’s Choice,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Fantastic Fall Scarf, a Free Crochet Pattern

Fantastic Fall Scarf, a Free Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Loops and Threads,
  • Yarn Name: Charisma,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Free Chunky Crochet Cowl Pattern

Free Chunky Crochet 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: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Granny Square Basic Pillow Crochet Pattern

Granny Square Basic Pillow Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Vanna’s Choice,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Black, Gray, Yellow,
Simple Chained Crochet Beanie Pattern

Simple Chained Crochet Beanie Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Yellow,
Blooming Flower Crochet Square Pattern

Blooming Flower Crochet Square Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Vanna’s Choice,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Triple Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Free Crochet Pineapple Pattern

Free Crochet Pineapple Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Yarnspirations,
  • Yarn Name: Lily Sugar’n Cream,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Yellow,
Free Crochet Doily Pattern & Video Tutorial

Free Crochet Doily Pattern & Video Tutorial

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Yarnspirations,
  • Yarn Name: Lily Sugar’n Cream,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral, White,
Crochet Doily Pattern

Crochet Doily Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Vanna’s Choice,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral, White,
Primrose Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Primrose Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 3. Intermediate,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Name: I Love This Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Pink,
Lightweight Grey Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

Lightweight Grey Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

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: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
Knit Like Crochet Blanket Pattern Tutorial

Knit Like Crochet Blanket Pattern Tutorial

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Hobby Lobby,
  • Yarn Name: I Love This Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Blue,
Crochet Easter Bunny Washcloth Pattern

Crochet Easter Bunny Washcloth Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Yarnspirations,
  • Yarn Name: Lily Sugar’n Cream,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Purple,
Coffee Cup or Mug Cozy Crochet Pattern

Coffee Cup or Mug Cozy Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Woolspun,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
Chunky Crochet Cowl Pattern

Chunky Crochet Cowl Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Wool-Ease Thick and Quick,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 6 – Super Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Mix it Up Crochet Scarf Pattern

Mix it Up Crochet Scarf Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Woolspun,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
Simple Striped Scarf Crochet Pattern

Simple Striped Scarf Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron Yarn,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Gray,
Free Christmas Washcloth Crochet Pattern

Free Christmas Washcloth Crochet Pattern

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: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Green, Neutral, Red,
Easy Crochet Striped Infinity Scarf Pattern

Easy Crochet Striped Infinity Scarf Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand, Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: Heartland, Red Heart Soft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Blue, Brown, White, Yellow,
Mint Green Fall Crochet Cowl  Pattern

Mint Green Fall Crochet Cowl Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Green,
Pittsburgh Crochet Throw Blanket

Pittsburgh Crochet Throw Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Loops and Threads,
  • Yarn Name: Charisma,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 5 – Bulky,
  • Hook Size: 9 mm (M/N-13),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Yellow,
Free Crochet Newborn Hat Pattern

Free Crochet Newborn Hat Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Lion Brand,
  • Yarn Name: Vanna’s Choice,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Gamer Beanie Crochet Pattern

Gamer Beanie Crochet Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Red Heart,
  • Yarn Name: Red Heart Soft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5.5 mm (I-9),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Black, Green,
Basic and Simple Crochet Flower Pattern

Basic and Simple Crochet Flower Pattern

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Name: Lily Sugar’n Cream,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 5 mm (H-8),
  • Stitches: Double Crochet, Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet, Slip Stitch,
Summer Bee Crochet Flower + Bookmark

Summer Bee Crochet Flower + Bookmark

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 2. Easy,
  • Yarn Brand: Caron Yarn,
  • Yarn Name: Simply Soft,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6.5 mm (K-10.5),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet,
  • Color: Yellow,
Free Dishcloth Crochet Patterns and Printable Tags

Free Dishcloth Crochet Patterns and Printable Tags

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Yarnspirations,
  • Yarn Name: Lily Sugar’n Cream,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 4 mm (G-6),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Neutral,
Woodland Crochet Baby Blanket

Woodland Crochet Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern
  • Skill Level: 1. Basic,
  • Yarn Brand: Loops and Threads,
  • Yarn Name: Impeccable,
  • Yarn Weight: Weight 4 – Medium,
  • Hook Size: 6 mm (J-10),
  • Stitches: Half Double Crochet, Single Crochet,
  • Color: Brown, Gray, Green, Orange,
Crochet Beverage Cozy Pattern

Crochet Beverage Cozy Pattern

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: Half Double Crochet, Slip Stitch,
  • Color: Blue, Yellow,