Crochet Abbreviations List

Crochet Abbreviations List Guide

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

Mikey, The Crochet Crowd

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14 thoughts on “Crochet Abbreviations List Guide

  • April 11, 2017 at 8:56 am
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    This is very useful not all patterns give definisions of abrv

  • January 21, 2016 at 7:17 pm
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    I have been writing my own crochet patterns and have followed all of the abbreviations, but I have many of the abbreviations in caps, such as SC and DC. Should I go back and change my patterns to have them lower case, as you have listed? Does this make them incorrect for the standard or is it interchangeable? Thanks!

    • Mikey, The Crochet Crowd
      January 22, 2016 at 10:41 am
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      No really. I don’t think that is a deal breaker. I have done that too. Usually when a sentence starts like “Dc in the first stitch.” the first letter is capitalized because it’s the first letter of the sentence. I think you are fine.

  • January 6, 2016 at 5:38 pm
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    I would like to see the Crochet Crowd Journal for 2016 this year. Last year’s journal was sooooooo helpful to me.

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  • December 29, 2015 at 9:48 pm
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    Thanks a lot!!! This list is really good 🙂

  • December 29, 2015 at 2:02 pm
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    I was just googling this yesterday! Perfect timing

  • December 29, 2015 at 1:03 pm
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    Even though I have been crocheting for 48 years, I always like to refer back to the stitch glossary to make sure that I am reading the right ones. 🙂

  • December 29, 2015 at 12:54 pm
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    Wish I could memorize them all so I don’t need to look them up

  • December 29, 2015 at 12:38 pm
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    Thank you this is interesting, but may I ask if this is US or British stitiches? As know to my cost, the terms used by the US are different to those us by the UK

  • December 29, 2015 at 12:37 pm
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    Yes I did like this article, I have crocheted for awhile but you can still learn things

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