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Crochet Tutorials

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Adjustable Loop
Crochet Basics, includes: Making a Foundation Chain, Slip Stitch (sl st), Single Crochet (sc), Double Crochet (dc), Half Double Crochet (hdc), Treble Crochet (tr)
Foundation Single Crochet (fsc)
Granny Squares
Single Crochet Decrease (sc dec)
Tunisian Crochet Basics

Crochet Abbreviations + Terms

[ ]   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 / beginning

bet   between

BL   back loop(s)

bo   bobble

BP   back post

BPdc   back post double crochet

BPsc   back post single crochet

BPtc   back post treble crochet

C

CA   color A

CB   color B

CC   contrasting color

ch   chain stitch

ch-   refers to chain or space previously made: e.g., ch-1 space

ch-sp   chain space

CL   cluster

cm   centimeter(s)

cont   continue

D

dc   double crochet; tutorial

dc2tog   double crochet 2 stitches together

dec   decrease / decreases / decreasing

dtr   double treble

F

FL   front loop(s)

foll   follow / follows / following

foundation chain   a group of chain stitches; tutorial

FP   front post

FPdc   front post double crochet

FPsc   front post single crochet

FPtr   front post treble crochet

fsc   foundation single crochet; tutorial

G

g   gram

H

hdc   half double crochet; tutorial

I

inc   increase / increases / increasing

L

lp(s)   loops

M

m   meter(s)

MC   main color

mm   millimeter(s)

O

oz   ounce(s)

P

p   picot

pat(s) or patt   pattern(s)

pc   popcorn

pm   place marker

prev   previous

R

rem   remain / remaining

rep   repeat(s)

rnd(s)   round(s)

RS   right side

S

sc   single crochet; tutorial

sc dec     single crochet decrease; tutorial

sc2tog   single crochet 2 stitches together

sk   skip

Sl st   slip stitch; tutorial

sp(s)   spaces

st(s)   stitches

T

tch  or t-ch   turning chain

tbl   through back loop

tog   together

tr   treble crochet; tutorial

trtr   triple treble crochet

W

WS   wrong side

Y

yd(s)   yard(s)

yoh   yarn over hook