Treble crochet in UK terms or double crochet in US terms is a taller stitch than double crochet (UK). It is around twice as tall as double crochet which means that your work will grow more quickly with this stitch, in the same way as a wall would grow more quickly if you used taller bricks.
What is a UK treble?
Abbreviation: tr. These instructions are given in UK terminology. ‘Treble crochet (tr)’ is the same stitch as the American ‘double crochet (dc)’. Treble crochet is twice the size of the double crochet, and worked in a similar way.
What is a treble crochet?
The treble crochet is a tall stitch that works up quickly and a little taller than the double crochet. Remember, you will never work in the first chain from the crochet hook, unless the pattern you are working specifically directs you to do so.
What is a US double crochet in UK?
A US single crochet (UK double crochet) has only one yarnover after inserting it into the stitch but has two loops on the hook after pulling up a loop (hence, double in UK crochet terms).
What is the difference between a treble crochet and a double crochet?
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A treble crochet (sometimes called triple crochet) is taller than a double crochet and is made by working two yarn overs at the start of the stitch, instead of one yarn over as for double crochet. It is abbreviated tr.
What is a half treble crochet?
‘Half treble crochet (htr)’ is the same stitch as the American ‘half double crochet (hdc)’. Half treble crochet is between double and treble crochet in size, and looks slightly looser than double crochet.
Why are US and UK crochet terms different?
Difference between UK and US Terms
The main difference between the two systems is the starting point, the so-called single crochet stitch in US terms. The two systems are basically an offset of one another. … Similarly, what is called a double crochet in US terms, is a treble crochet in UK terms.