How To Crochet: Triple Crochet

March 29, 2019 2 min read

How To Crochet: Triple Crochet

BEFORE YOU START

The triple crochet, also known as the treble crochet, is a stitch that works up quickly and is used to create longer openings between the stitches. Follow this step-by-step guide to triple crochet your own with Darn Good Yarn's chiffon ombre yarn that works up to be a beautiful shawl.

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MATERIALS

Yarn: Darn Good Chiffon Ombre Yarn

Hooks: 12 mm / P-1

PROJECT DETAILS

Craft: Crochet
Difficulty level: beginner
Gauge: 5 triple crochet X 3 rows = 4 inches X 4.5 inches
Finished dimensions: 40 inches long x 40 inches wide (at top)
Time required: 4 hours

DIRECTIONS

Shawl Body
Chain 5; triple crochet in first chain, turn.
Row 1: Chain 5; triple crochet in chain loop, chain 2, triple crochet in loop.
Row 2: Chain 5; triple crochet in chain 2 space, chain 2, triple crochet in chain 2 space, chain 2, triple crochet in chain 2 space. (3 triple crochet total)
Repeat row 2 for rows 3 – 25.
Last row should have 26 triple crochet.
Weave in all ends and tie off.

STEP BY STEP:

1. Yarn over your crochet hook.

CHIFFON SHAWL STEP 1

2. Yarn over your crochet hook. You should have three loops on your hook now.

CHIFFON SHAWL STEP 2

3. Put your hook through the loop where you would like for your stitch to be. Yarn over.

CHIFFON SHAWL STEP 3

4. Pull through the stitch you entered your hook in.

CHIFFON SHAWL STEP 4

5. Yarn over and pull through the first two loops on your hook.

CHIFFON SHAWL STEP 5

6. Yarn over and pull through the next two loops on your hook.

CHIFFON SHAWL STEP 6

7. Yarn over and pull through the last two loops on your hook.

CHIFFON SHAWL STEP 7

8. Your triple crochet is now complete!

CHIFFON SHAWL STEP 8