Crochet Stitch Abbrevations

Crochet Stitch Abbrevations

General

  •  ~ Follow instructions within brackets as specified
  • ( ) ~ Follow instructions within parentheses as specified
    • ~ Repeat instructions following the asterisk as described
  • ** ~ Repeat instructions between asterisks as indicated
  • A / B / C ~ Use yarn color A / B / C, etc.

A

  • ALT ~ Alternate
  • APPROX ~ Approximately

B

  • BL ~ Back Loop
  • BLDC ~ Double Crochet Through Back Loop
  • BP ~ Back Post
  • BPDC ~ Back Post Double Crochet
  • BPHTR ~ Back Post Half Treble Crochet
  • BPTR ~ Back Post Treble Crochet

C

  • CH ~ Chain
  • CHSP ~ Chain Space
  • CM ~ Centimeters

D

  • DC ~ Double Crochet
  • DC1B ~ Double Crochet Below
  • DC2TOG ~ Double Crochet 2 Together
  • DC2TOGTBL ~ Double Crochet 2 Together Through Back Loop
  • DCDEC ~ Double Crochet Decrease
  • DCINC ~ Double Crochet Increase
  • DCTBL ~ Double Crochet Through Back Loop

F

  • FL ~ Front Loop
  • FP ~ Front Post
  • FPDC ~ Front Post Double Crochet
  • FPTR ~ Front Post Treble Crochet

G

  • G ~ Grams

H

  • HTR ~ Half Treble Crochet
  • HTRINC ~ Half Treble Increase

I

  • INC ~ Increase(s)

P

  • PM ~ Place Marker

R

  • RDC ~ Reverse Double Crochet
  • RS ~ Right Side

S

  • SK ~ Skip
  • SLST ~ Slip Stitch
  • SP ~ Space
  • ST ~ Stitch(es)

T

  • TBL ~ Through the Back Loop
  • TCH ~ Turning Chain
  • TOG ~ Together
  • TR ~ Treble Crochet

W

  • WS ~ Wrong Side

Y

  • YO ~ Yarn Over Hook
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