What is the difference between UK crochet and US crochet?

What is UK treble crochet in US?

Treble crochet in UK terms or double crochet in US terms is a taller stitch than double crochet (UK). It is around twice as tall as double crochet which means that your work will grow more quickly with this stitch, in the same way as a wall would grow more quickly if you used taller bricks.

How do you convert US crochet to UK?

Here is a chart that would help you to convert US crochet terms to UK and vice versa.

US to UK Crochet Conversion Chart.

US UK
single crochet(sc) double crochet(dc)
half double crochet(hdc) half treble(htr)
double crochet treble(tr)
triple crochet double treble (dtr)

Does SC mean in crochet?

9Work 1 single crochet stitch (sc) in each chain stitch (ch) across the foundation chain.

What does HDC mean in UK?

The imaginative abbreviation for a double crochet is dc, and for a half double crochet is hdc. (UK treble is tr and half treble is htr.)

What is US DC in UK?

UK double crochet (dc) = US single crochet (sc) UK double crochet (dc) = US single crochet (sc) UK half treble (htr) = US half double crochet (hdc) UK half treble (htr) = US half double crochet (hdc) UK treble / triple crochet (tr) = US double crochet (dc)

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Why are US and UK crochet terms different?

Difference between UK and US Terms

The main difference between the two systems is the starting point, the so-called single crochet stitch in US terms. The two systems are basically an offset of one another. What is called a single crochet in US terms, is called a double crochet in UK terms.

What does 2tr mean in crochet?

Increasing Stitches

UK US
Double Crochet 4 Increase 4dc Single Crochet 4 Increase 4dc
Double Crochet 5 Increase 5dc Single Crochet 5 Increase 5dc
Treble Crochet 2 Increase 2tr Double Crochet 2 Increase 2dc
Treble Crochet 3 Increase 3tr Double Crochet 3 Increase 3dc