How to half double crochet stitch (hdc) for lefties

Theย half double crochet stitch (hdc) is the halfway point between a single crochet (sc)ย and double crochet stitch (dc). Compared to aย single crochet stitch, it requires a yarn over before you insert the hook into a stitch, and requires you to pull the final yarn over through all 3 loops on the hook.