Crochet Abbreviation Chart

This is some of the more common abbreviations that you come across in crochet patterns.


A:
alt = alternate
approx = approximately
M:
MC = main color
M = meters
MM = millimeters
B:
BEG = begin(ning)
BET = between
BL/bk lp = back loop
BLO = back loop only
BO = bobble
BP = back post
BPDC = back post double crochet
BPSC = back post single crochet
BPTR = back post triple crochet
O:

OZ = ounce
C:
CA = color A
CB = color B
CC = contrasting color
CH = chain
CH- = refers to chain previously made/worked
CH_SP = chain space
CL =cluster
CM = centimeter
CONT = continue
P:
PAT = pattern
PC = popcorn
P = picot
PM = place marker
PREV = previous
D:
DC = double crochet
DC2TOG = double crochet 2 stitches together
DEC = decrease
DTR/DTRC = double triple/treble crochet
R:
REM = remain
REP = repeat
REV SC/reverse sc = reverse single crochet
RND = round
RS = right side
E:
EA = each

S:
SC = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 stitches together
SK = skip
SL ST = slip stitch
SP = space
ST = stitch
F:
FLO = front loop only
FP = front post
FPDC = front post double crochet
FPSC = front post single crochet(s)
FPTR/FPTRC = front post triple/treble crochet
FL - front loop
FLO = front loop only
T:
TBL=through back loop
TCH = turning chain
TOG = together
TC/TRC = triple crochet
G:
G = gram
GRP = groups
GS = Galaxy Stitch
W:
WS = wrong side
H:
HDC = half double crochet
HK = hook
X:
X-st = cross-stitch
I:
INC = increase
Y:
YD = yard
YO = yarn over
YOH = yarn over hook
L:
LP's = loop
LP ST = loop stitch

Comments

  1. wow...this will help me a lot!

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  2. Thanks for this - have printed it out.. Will be so helpful x

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  3. thanks for posting this . i have a question how to do SC2TOG because many times i get confuse . do u have any video ?

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  4. thanks alot (:
    i have a question
    whats tr?

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  5. I need your help. My aunt gave me a pattern. What is 2dctog? Is this UK or US!
    Thanks

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