How to Crochet Crossed Treble Stitch

Learn how to crochet the Crossed Treble Stitch – UK Terms US terms Crossed Double Stitch. This crossed crochet stitch creates a slightly open crochet fabric, adding a light texture and has a simple pattern repeat. 

Crochet the Crossed Treble Stitch | Free Stitch Tutorial

This free crochet tutorial will show you how to crochet the crossed treble stitch, step by step, so you can complete this new crochet stitch with confidence!

It uses the exact same basic crochet stitch as the treble crochet (double crochet) but they are worked in pairs. One of the stitches in the pair is worked in the stitch behind the other. 

You’ll find this stitch pattern featured in so many different crochet projects including blankets, shawls, and cardigans. 

For this tutorial I used the following materials: 

6mm crochet hook (I used my Furls Crochet Hook)

PaintBox Yarns Simply Chunky in shade Pistachio 

You can use any yarn with the hook size recommended on the yarns band. 

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Skill Level: Beginner

Stitch Abbreviations: UK Terms (US terms in brackets)

St(s)                Stitches

Ch                    Chain

CTr (CDc)       Crossed Treble crochet (Crossed Double Crochet)

How to Crochet Crossed Treble Crochet

Work a chain to the length required – in multiples of 2, plus 2 for the turning chain.

For this tutorial, begin my making a chain of 16:

egin by making a swatch to practice on:

Ch 16,

Row 1: In 3rd ch from hook, Tr. CTr across ch, (Skip 1 ch, Tr in next, Tr in skipped ch). Tr in last Ch. Turn. (14)

Ch 16, Tr in 3rd Ch from hook,

Skip 1 ch, Tr in next (where blue needle is)

Tr into skipped stitch (green needle)

Repeat across the chain.

Tr in last ch. Turn. (14)

Rows 2: Ch 2,  in same St as ch2 Tr, CTr across sts. Tr in last st. Turn. (14)

Row 3 onwards: Repeat row 2 until length of project reached.

CLICK HERE for the LEFT HANDED video tutorial

I’m off to make a blanket with this beautiful stitch. I’d love to know what you’ll be using it for. Let me now in the comments below.

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