Common questions What is a treble stitch in crochet UK?

What is a treble stitch in crochet UK?

What is a treble stitch in crochet UK?

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.

Is Double crochet same as treble?

‘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 does DTR mean in crochet?

Double treble crochet
These instructions are given in UK terminology. ‘Double treble crochet (dtr)’ is the same stitch as the American ‘triple crochet (trc)’. Double treble crochet is one of the taller stitches. In this video we will show you how to create a double treble crochet.

How do you tell if a crochet pattern is UK or US?

But if not stated, an easy way to spot if a pattern is written in US or UK terms is to see if “single crochet” or “sc” is written anywhere. If you spot a single crochet stitch, you know for sure that the pattern is in US terms. If not, you can’t be completely sure, but most likely the pattern is in UK terms.

Why are US and UK crochet terms different?

the next step up is the US double crochet called treble crochet in the UK. UK stitch names are always one step up from the US ones. This is because US terms rely on the number of yarn overs when pulling up your first loop, while the UK terms are based on the number of loops on your hook.

How do you do a double treble crochet stitch?

Double Treble Crochet Stitch Yarn over the hook three times. Insert the hook into the indicated stitch. Yarn over the hook once. Draw a loop back to the front of the stitch. Yarn over once. Bring it through two loops. Repeat three more times.

What is double treble crochet stitch?

Stitch Description. The Double Treble (or Triple) crochet is an elongated post stitch. Using the same principal as the double crochet, the Double Treble uses three yarn overs before entering the fabric instead of one.

What is a double triple crochet stitch?

The US double treble crochet stitch (also called double triple) is another basic stitch, the next step up in height from the treble crochet stitch. The abbreviation for this crochet stitch is DTR. You use it when a long stitch is needed within a crochet design, allowing you to add interesting detail to a project.

What is fptr crochet stitch?

The front post treble crochet (fptr) (sometimes referred to as the front post triple crochet), is another one to add to your “crochet toolbox”. The fptr is the second most commonly used post stitch out there and (in my opinion) it’s one of the best for crochet cable work.