Crochet Abbreviations List

Crochet Abbreviations Master List

Quick List
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
bet = between
bpdc = Back Post double crochet
btwn = between
care washing cleaning
CC = contrasting color
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
cn = cable needle
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dbl = double
dc = double crochet
dtr = double treble (triple) crochet
est = establish(ed)
ext = extension
foll = follow(s)(ing)
fpdc = front post double crochet
fpsc = front post single crochet
fptr = front post triple crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
lp(s) = loop(s)
MC = main color
meas = measure(s)
opp = opposite
pat = pattern
Pm = place marker
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rev = revers(e)(ing)
rf = right front
rnd(s) = round(s)
rsc = reverse single crochet
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
sc3tog = single crochet 3 together
sk = skip
sl = slip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
sq(s) = square(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
t-ch = turning chain
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
tr = treble (triple) crochet
work even
yrh = yarn over (yarn round hook)

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