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Crochet Abbreviations

[ ] = work instructions within brackets as many times as directed( ) = work instructions within parentheses as many times as directed* = repeat the instructions following the single asterisk as directed* * = repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed or repeat from a given set of instructions” = inch(es)

A:
alt = alternate
approx = approximately

B:
beg = begin(ning)
bet = between
BL/bk lp = back loop(s)
BLO = back loop only
bo = bobble
BP = back post
BPdc = back post double crochet(s)
BPsc = back post single crochet(s)
BPtr = back post triple crochet(s)

C:
CA = color A
CB = color B
CC = contrasting color
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch- = refers to chain previously made/worked
ch-sp = chain space
CL(s) =cluster(s)
cm = centimeter
cont = continue

D:
dc = double crochet
dc2tog = double crochet 2 stitches together
dec = decrease
dtr/dtrc = double triple/treble crochet

E:
ea = each
est = established

F:
FLO = front loop onlyfoll = follow
FP = front post
FPdc = front post double crochet(s)
FPsc = front post single…