Melu Crochet Guide: Treble crochet for Granny Squares

A granny square is made up of stitches called ‘treble crochet’ or ‘trebles’. You will be working into your foundation ring

1. Yarn over

2. Insert the hook into the centre of the ring,

3. yarn over

4. pull through (three loops on hook)

5. Yarn over

6. pull through 2 loops (2 loops left on hook).

7. Yarn over

8. pull through 2 loops (1 loop left on hook).

Treble crochet can be used to create a classic granny square,

Traditional granny square

have a look at my free Perfect Granny Square pattern!

If you are looking for a granny square with more texture, take a look at my Modern Granny Bobble Square Blanket

I’d love to see your finished granny squares! Don’t forget to add #melucrochet when you post your photos 🙂

The Melu crochet guide has lots of help and photo tutorials to help you with your crochet including: treble crochet in rows, double treble crochet and how to crab stitch

I use UK terminology, click here for a handy conversion chart to US terms


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