Thursday, 24 March 2011

HELP GUIDE: Crochet Abbreviations

Two in one day, slow her down!!

Here's another little handy help guide for those who are very new to the crochet bandwagon (welcome!)..

HELP GUIDE: Crochet Abbreviations

CH = Chain
CH SP = Chain Space
DEC = Decrease
DC = Double Crochet
DTR = Double Treble Crochet
HTR = Half Treble Crochet
INC = Increase
SP = Space
SS = Slip Stitch
ST(S) = Stitch(es)
TR = Treble Crochet
TRTR = Treble Treble Crochet
YRH = Yarn Round Hook
( ) = Round brackets show the stitches that need to be worked together
[ ] = Square brackets show the stitches that need to be worked the amount of times stated after the brackets

I hope this helps you all out ;)


  1. Hi Chrissy! Lovely to meet you today - all be it fleetingly. We must do it again if you fancy, when you're not having to hurry off!
    Z xx

    PS I am NOT a stalker...honest guv!

  2. We are going to have to. I have a couple of weeks off in May, and a week off at the beginning of July for R&R xx