Frequent question: Where is the third loop in a crochet stitch?

How do you find the HDC in third chain from the hook?

It is abbreviated hdc.

  1. Yarn over and insert the hook into the work (third chain from hook on the starting chain).
  2. * Yarn over and draw through pulling up a loop.
  3. Yarn over again and pull yarn through all three loops on the hook.
  4. One half-double crochet made.
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