HALF TREBLE CROCHET (htr) US term: half double crochet
A handy stitch that’s between double and treble crochet in size, and it looks slightly looser than double crochet.
1To make a half treble crochet stitch, work to where you want the htr and then wind the yarn round the hook (yrh).
2Insert the hook under the top two loops of the next stitch in the previous row. Wrap yarn around the hook again (yrh).
3Pull the yarn through the stitch only (3 loops on hook).4Yarn round hook again, pull the yarn through all 3 loops. You’ve made a half treble crochet. Continue working htr into next and following sts to the end of the row.