Triple Treble – UK Stitch

In the video tutorial below you will learn how to make a slip knot, foundation chain, crochet turning chain, a UK Triple Treble crochet stitch along the 1st and 2nd rows.
Triple Treble Abbreviation in UK Patterns: ttr

US Equivalent Stitch: Double Treble (or Double Triple) Crochet (dtr or dbltr/c)

Triple Treble - UK StitchThe UK Triple Treble crochet stitch is a very, very tall stitch!

It is usually used with fine yarn and for lacy designs.

If you plan to crochet with cotton then this stitch may become familiar to you over time and the stitch will not be as long as it appears in my video tutorial.

I am simply using thick yarn in the tutorial so you can see clearly how to crochet the stitch. It’s best to start practicing with thick yarn first.

To crochet a Triple Treble Stitch use the following instructions:

After having made the foundation chain, let’s start on the 1st row:

  1. Wrap the yarn over the hook 3 times
  2. Insert hook into the top loop from front to back of the 6th chain stitch from the hook
  3. Wrap the yarn over the hook once
  4. Draw through the chain stitch
  5. Wrap the yarn over the hook once
  6. Draw through two loops on the hook
  7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 (3 more times)

You’ve now completed a triple treble crochet stitch.

Continue by making one of these stitches into each chain stitch until you come to the end of the foundation chain.

Once you’ve completed the above, it’s time to start on the 2nd row:

  1. Turn your work
  2. Make 5 chain stitches (this is called a crochet turning chain which brings the yarn up to the height of a triple treble crochet stitch and is counted as 1 stitch)
  3. Insert hook into both loops from front to back of the 2nd stitch
  4. Wrap the yarn over the hook once
  5. Draw through the chain stitch
  6. Wrap the yarn over the hook once
  7. Draw through two loops on the hook
  8. Repeat steps 6 and 7 (3 more times)

You’ve now completed a triple treble crochet stitch on the 2nd row.

Continue by making one of these stitches into each stitch along the row until you come to the end of the row; making your last stitch into the 5th chain of the turning chain (this will be the top chain next to the last stitch you just made.)

For all following rows simply repeat row 2.

 

All the best,

Paula Daniele

 

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I'm the Crochet Designer, Teacher & Video Producer of Crochet Hooks You.

I taught myself how to crochet when I was a young girl and quickly picked up how to crochet the granny square and got hooked. Read More.

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