Crochet Abbreviations and Stitches

Crochet Abbreviations and Stitches 

All of my patterns have a list of abbreviations and stitches used for that pattern  included at the top of the post.  Here is the entire list of  all abbreviations and stitches that I have used.  More will be added as they are used.

ch- chain

st- stitch

sp
- space

mc/r- magic circle/ring (video coming soon)

sl st- slip stitch
insert hook, yarn over, pull through, (two loops on hook), pull loop closest to hook through other loop

sc- single crochet
insert hook, yarn over, pull through (two loops on hook), yarn over, pull through both loops

hdc- half double crochet
yarn over, insert hook, yarn over, pull through (three loops on hook), yarn over, pull through all three loops

dc- double crochet
yarn over, insert hook, yarn over, pull through (three loops on hook), yarn over, pull through first two loops on hook, yarn over and pull through last two loops

sc2tog-
insert hook in first st, yarn over, pull through stitch, (two loops on hook), insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull through stitch, (three loops on hook), yarn over, pull through all three loops on hook

sc3tog-
insert hook in first st, yarn over, pull through stitch, (two loops on hook), insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull through stitch, (three loops on hook), insert hook into next st, yarn over, pull through stitch (four loops on hook), yarn over and pull through all foru loops on hook

dc2tog-
insert hook in first st, yarn over, pull through stitch, (two loops on hook), insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull through stitch, (three loops on hook), yarn over, pull through first two loops (two loops left on hook), yarn over again and pull through last two remaining loops

dc3tog-
insert hook in first st, yarn over, pull through stitch, (two loops on hook), insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull through stitch, (three loops on hook), insert hook in next stitch, yarn over, pull through stitch (four loops on hook), yarn over, pull through first two loops (three loops left on hook), yarn over again and pull through last three remaining loops

dccl- double crochet cluster
begins like a regular dc stitch – yarn over, insert hook, yarn over, pull through, yarn over and pull through first two loops on hook, but then you yarn over, insert hook back into same space, yarn over, pull through, yarn over and pull through all four loops on hook.

hps- half puff stitch
yarn over, insert hook, yarn over, pull through (three loops on hook), yarn over, insert hook into same space, yarn over, pull through (5 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through all 5 loops on hook.

ps- puff stitch
yarn over, insert hook, yarn over, pull through (three loops on hook), yarn over, insert hook into same space, yarn over, pull through (5 loops on hook), yarn over, insert hook into same space, yarn over, pull through (7 loops on hook),yarn over and pull through all 7 loops on hook.

dsc- double single crochet
(I have no idea of the real name of this stitch or if I made it up, so I named it what it was worked like)
insert hook, yarn over, pull through, yarn over and pull through 1st loop on hook only, insert hook into same space, yarn over, pull through (3 loops on hook), yarn over and pull through all loops on hook

 

This list of crochet abbreviations and stitches is not yet complete.  If you have any suggestions please feel free to comment on this page.

Happy Hookin’

Craftsy