Melu Crochet Guide: Treble crochet (tr) in Rows

Treble crochet (tr)

Complete your chain with the number of stitches given in your pattern, hold your chain on its side with the vā€™s facing you:

Miss the first and second chain, work into the third chain from the hook:

When you have completed the row, count your stitches 

Turning chain

The turning chain allows you to maintain the height of the stitches at the end of a row. For a tr you need 2 turning chains (ch2) 

Next, turn your work:

When working your next and subsequent rows of tr, you will be inserting the hook into the space under the vā€™s:

If you are working in rounds, such as when you are making a granny square take a look at this post

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


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