Glossary Of Crochet Terms and Abbreviations

 

glossary of crochet terms & abbreviations

beg - begin/beginning

bpdc - back post double crochet

bpsc - back post single crochet   

bptr - back post treble crochet

CC - contrasting color

ch - chain stitch

ch - refers to chain or space previously made (i.e. ch-1 space)

ch sp - chain space

cl - cluster

cm - centimeter(s)

dc - double crochet

dc dec - double crochet 2 or more stitches together, as indicated

dec - decrease/decreases/decreasing

dtr - double treble crochet

fpdc - front post double crochet

fpsc - front post single crochet   

fptr - front post treble crochet   

g - grams 

hdc - half double crochet

hdc dec - half double crochet (decrease) 2 or more stitches together, as indicated

inc - increase/increases/increasing

lp(s) - loops(s)

MC - main color

mm - millimeter(s)

oz - ounce(s)

pc - popcorn

rem - remain/remaining

rep - repeat(s)

rnd(s) - round(s)

RS - right side

sc - single crochet

sc dec - single crochet (decrease) 2 or more stitches together, as indicated

sk - skip(ped)

sl st - slip stitch

sp(s) - space(s)

st(s) - stitch(es)

tog - together

tr - treble crochet 

trtr - triple treble

WS - wrong side

yd(s) - yard(s)

yo - yarn over

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