The Linked Treble Crochet Stitch (LTR)

Stitch Description

The Linked Treble Crochet Stitch is a variation of the treble crochet stitch. It creates a much closer and tighter fabric than the traditional treble crochet. It has the same height of the traditional stitch, but it results in a much denser fabric. This makes this stitch great for projects that could use some density, but without the bulk of a single crochet stitch.

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Materials Used

Lion's Pride Woolspun

Woolspun, with an exquisite range of neutrals and vivid classic colors, will quickly become your go-to yarn. The 12-ply construction means that garments drape beautifully and afghans and warm weather accessories have a cushiony soft bounce to them. Sold exclusively at Michaels and LionBrand.com

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Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hooks

Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hooks are lovely, and feel great in your hand. These 6 inch crochet hooks are made from specially selected, cured, and finished bamboo for an exceptionally smooth feel. Made in Japan.

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Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

  • Prep Step A: Chain four to get the stitch height necessary for the stitch.
  • Prep Step B: Insert hook into second chain from the hook through the back loop, yarn over, and draw through.
  • Prep Step C: Insert hook into the next chain through the back loop, yarn over, and draw through.
  • Prep Step D: Insert hook into next stitch, yarn over, and draw through loop. (4 loops on hook)
  • Prep Step E: Finish as as a normal treble crochet: Yarn over, draw through two stitches, yarn over, draw through two stitches, yarn over, and draw through final two stitches.
  • Step 1: Insert hook into the top horizontal bar of previous stitch from top to bottom.
  • Step 2: Yarn over and draw loop through bar.
  • Step 3: Insert hook into bottom horizontal bar of previous stitch from top to bottom.
  • Step 4: Yarn over and draw loop through bar.
  • Step 5: Insert hook into next stitch in the row.
  • Step 6: Yarn over and draw through loop.
  • Step 7: Yarn over and draw through two sts.
  • Step 8: Yarn over and draw through two sts.
  • Step 9: Yarn over and draw through remaining two sts.

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LTR-Example

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