Half trebles are stitches that are the next height up to a double crochet stitch. The yarn is wrapped round the hook first before going into the stitch (or space) and then once pulled through the stitch (or space) there will be three loops on the hook. The middle loop is from the strand that was wrapped round the hook.
Is half treble crochet the same as half double 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.
What is half treble in UK?
These instructions are given in UK terminology. ‘Half treble crochet (htr)’ is the same stitch as the American ‘half double crochet (hdc)’.
What is triple crochet?
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.
Is half double crochet American?
Half double crochet is a US crochet term; it’s called half treble crochet in UK crochet patterns. You can replace the double crochet stitch in many patterns with a half double crochet stitch for a shorter design that looks the same. For example, you can make a v-stitch as a HDC v-stitch instead.
What is a UK treble crochet?
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 UK half double crochet?
As I’m sure you can guess by now, the half double crochet (hdc) is half way between a single and double crochet. You start by yarning over but then work the rest of the stitch more like a single crochet.