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Half Treble Crochet Stitch (UK) or Half Double Crochet Stitch (US)

Updated April 27, 2023

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Let’s talk about the elephant in the room…UK vs US crochet terms. For a new crocheter it can be extremely confusing. How do you know if a pattern is using US or UK terms? At Bella Coco, I will always state in the notes section whether a crochet pattern is using UK or US abbreviations. So, no worries there! It can be confusing knowing your half treble crochet from your half double crochet (spoiler: they’re EXACTLY the same!) So, my tip?

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All of this aside, I have a BEAUTIFUL stitch to share with you today. The half treble crochet (UK) or half double crochet (US) stitch is a neat little stitch that’s ideal for blankets and cushions. For the rest of the post I’ll be calling it the half treble stitch as this is a UK blog! But don’t worry if you’re used to US terms, while the names differ, the stitch is exactly the same.

A swatch of the half treble crochet stitch.

Ready to learn the half treble stitch? It’s so simple, you’re going to LOVE it!


  1. UK Half Treble or US Half Double Crochet Stitch

    Yarn over and insert your hook into the chain or stitch, yarn over and pull through (you will have three loops on the hook) yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook


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