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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
altalternate
approxapproximate
B
begbegin / beginning
betbetween
BLback loop(s)
bobobble
BPback post
BPdcback post double crochet
BPscback post single crochet
BPtcback post treble crochet
C
CAcolor A
CBcolor B
CCcontrasting color
chchain stitch
ch-refers to chain or space previously made: e.g., ch-1 space
ch-spchain space
CLcluster
cmcentimeter(s)
contcontinue
D
dcdouble crochettutorial
dc2togdouble crochet 2 stitches together
dtrdouble treble
F
FLfront loop(s)
follfollow, follows, following
foundation chaina group of chain stitchestutorial
FPfront post
FPdcfront post double crochet
FPscfront post single crochet
FPtrfront post treble crochet
fscfoundation single crochettutorial
G
ggram
H
hchhalf double crochettutorial
I
incincrease, increases, increasing
L
lp(s)loop(s)
M
mmeter(s)
MCmain color
mmmillimeters
O
ozounce(s)
P
ppicot
pat(s) or pattpattern(s)
pcpopcorn
pmplace marker
prevprevious
R
remremain, remaining
reprepeat(s)
rnd(s)round(s)
RSright side
S
scsingle crochettutorial
sc decsingle crochet decreasetutorial
sc2togsingle crochet 2 stitches together
skskip
Sl stslip stitchtutorial
sp(s)space(s)
st(s)stitch(es)
T
tch or t-chturning chain
tblthrough back loop
togtogether
trtreble crochettutorial
trtrtriple treble crochet
W
WSwrong side
Y
yd(s)yard(s)
yohyarn over hook
X

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