Hello crochet lovers, are you looking to make a half-double crochet two together but you can’t figure out how to make it? Don’t worry, here I am to the rescue!
To work a hdc2tog, you’ll first need to work two half double crochet stitches into the same stitch. Then, yarn over and pull through all three loops on your hook. This will decrease one stitch from your total stitch count.
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How do you do a Hdc2tog stitch?
To make an Hdc2tog all you need to do is yarn over and insert the hook in the next chain and pull up a loop.
You have three loops in the hook, with these loops insert the hook in the next stitch and pull up another loop.
Now that you have four loops in your hook, yarn over and pull it through all the four loops, and here you’ve just made an hdc2tog.
Now just look at the stitch you’ve made, it should look like mine in the picture below
you’ll see that we’ve converted two stitched into one with hdc2tog. So if you had 10 stitches in your current row, you’ll have 9 in the next one.
Where to use Half Crochet Two Together?
The Half Double Crochet Two Together stitch is a great way to decrease the number of stitches in your work. This stitch is worked by crocheting two half double crochet stitches together. This creates a nice, tight decrease that can be used in many different projects. To work this stitch, you will need to know how to do a half-double crochet stitch. If you are not familiar with this stitch, please take a look at our tutorial on How to Crochet a Half Double Crochet Stitch.
What does Hdc2tog mean?
Hdc2tog is a crochet stitch that stands for half double crochet two together. This stitch is used to decrease the number of stitches in a row or round. To work this stitch, you will need to yarn over the hook, insert it into the next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (three loops on hook), yarn over and insert the hook into the next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (four loops on hook), yarn over and draw through all four loops on hook. This will decrease the number of stitches by one.
What is an Invisible hdc2tog?
The Invisible hdc2tog is a great way to decrease your stitches while keeping your work looking neat and tidy. This technique is worked by hiding the stitch you are decreasing within the previous two stitches, resulting in a much less noticeable decrease.
This makes it a great choice for projects where you want to maintain a clean and professional appearance. To work the Invisible hdc2tog, simply insert your hook into the first stitch, yarn over, and pull up a loop. Then, insert your hook into the next stitch, yarn over, and pull up a loop. Finally, yarn over and draw through all three loops on your hook to complete the decrease.
To complete a half double crochet decrease (hdc2tog), yarn over and insert your hook into the next stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (three loops on hook), yarn over and insert your hook into the following stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop (five loops on hook), yarn over and draw through all loops on hook. This decrease will decrease your stitch count by one.
An hdc2tog is a decrease stitch that is worked over two stitches. It is typically used to create a tapering effect when working in the round. When worked in consecutive rows, it can also be used to create a zig-zag pattern. Check my latest video tutorial on how to do a SC2TOG.