Melu Crochet Guide: How to Double treble crochet (Dtr)

This is a longer stitch than treble crochet, created by adding an extra yarn over at the start of the stitch. This is a UK double treble, which is the same as a US treble, for a handy conversion chart, click here

Double treble crochet (Dtr)


Yarn over twice


Insert the hook into the centre of the chain,


Yarn over


Pull through 2 (3 loops on hook)


Yarn over


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


Yarn over


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

Have a practice at using this stitch by making a scrunchie using my Free Easy Scrunchie Pattern

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


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