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.
1 To make a half treble crochet stitch, work to where you want the htr and then wind the yarn round the hook (yrh).
2 Insert the hook under the top two loops of the next stitch in the previous row. Wrap yarn around the hook again (yrh). 3 Pull the yarn through the stitch only (3 loops on hook).
4 Yarn 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.