Crochet abbreviations are a way to shorten a crochet stitch in patterns. Many designers, publishers, and companies will use abbreviations when referring to crochet stitches.
Read down below to learn some of the basic crochet abbreviations used in patterns that most beginners will want to get familiar with before beginning a project.
Basic Crochet Abbreviation List (US Terms) for Beginners
- ch = chain
- dc = double crochet
- hdc = half double crochet
- sl st = slip stitch
- st = stitch
- sc = single crochet
- tr = triple crochet (treble crochet)
- yo = yarn over
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I hope you have fun and learn how to crochet with this beginner-friendly crochet stitch abbreviation list!