Although not as common, learning to decrease with treble crochet 6 together (tr6tog) can save you when following many patterns. With this, you can shape petals, leaves, and many other small parts of flowers. So, I have brought this treble crochet 6 together crochet tutorial with a step-by-step written guide and video tutorial, too. So, keep reading!
What is treble Crochet 6 together?
Treble crochet 6 together is a technique to work six uncomplete treble crochet stitches in 6 stitches to decrease the work (narrow down the width).
But what does the treble 6 decrease look like? The image below features petals made from dtr6tog (US tr6tog). All the stitches are pulled into a point at the top, making a lovely teardrop shape ideal for flower motifs.
Although you will rarely see, six treble crochet together is represented as a 6 treble crochet symbols pooping downward from a straight line:
Quick Written Guide For Tr6tog
To decrease six treble stitches together, you would typically follow these steps:
- Yarn over twice.
- Insert your hook into the first stitch.
- Yarn over and pull up a loop. You now have four loops on your hook.
- Yarn over and draw through the first two loops on your hook, leaving three loops.
- Yarn over again and pull through the last two loops out of three.
- Yarn over twice again.
- Insert your hook into the second stitch.
- Yarn over and pull up a loop. You now have five loops on your hook.
- Yarn over and draw through the first two loops on your hook, leaving four loops.
- Repeat steps 6-9 until you have completed the decrease of six stitches overall.
- Then, pull through all the loops on the crochet hook.